Ghost light of the Big Thicket, captured in a 20-minute exposure, changes color, intensity, and position; it has been explained as headlights, or swamp gas, or the ghost of a brakeman in search of his head, severed by a train when the road was a track. The time exposure also records a star’s course.

National Geographic - October, 1974

Ghost light of the Big Thicket, captured in a 20-minute exposure, changes color, intensity, and position; it has been explained as headlights, or swamp gas, or the ghost of a brakeman in search of his head, severed by a train when the road was a track. The time exposure also records a star’s course.

National Geographic - October, 1974

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