Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
- Banbury Place
consists of a labyrinth of 13 old buildings that used to be
a rubber factory.
- In building
number 13, an electrician was accidentally electrocuted
while working after hours on an air-conditioning unit.
His charred body wasn't discovered until the following week.
- There was a
major fire in one of the buildings resulting in a fatality.
number 4 is chained shut with a huge metal chain, and the
interior is overrun with rats.
- There is a
maze of underground tunnels that connect the
buildings. Occasionally homeless people will utilize
them as a makeshift domicile.
- One of the
buildings used to be a shoe factory. For some unknown
reason it was shut down in mid-production and the equipment
and materials were abandoned. Partially assembled
shoes, pieces of rubber, and open bottles of glue are still
sitting there as if the workers just suddenly evacuated the
building in the middle of production. One rumor is
that the company moved to Chippewa Falls and is now the Red
Wing shoe company.
- Banbury Place
used to be the Uniroyal plant where they manufactured tires.
- Apparently it
was a tenant who died of an accidental electrocution while
growing marijuana plants. Further information is pending.
- We have found
no evidence of a major fire resulting in a fatality.
- We are not
aware of a Red Wing shoe factory in Chippewa Falls, but
there is a Mason Shoes factory there. Apparently there
never was a shoe factory in Banbury Place.
- Every since the person was killed
in building 13, people have heard strange sounds such as
moans, screams, and the hum of an old air conditioning
unit. This building is alleged to be the scariest.
- In building 4, people have sensed a
- People have reported seeing strange
figures and shadows down in the tunnels.
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