The Kimo Theater was opened in fall, 1927. It was not long after that a young boy was killed in a fatal accident – a hot water pipe on the theater boiler burst, hitting him with metal and scalding water. He now haunts the theater, as two other spirits who seem to be much older than the boy.
Though the owners of the abandoned asylum’s property are extremely strict about trespassers, a few have actually gotten in. Those who have entered have reported a large black cloud hovering above them. Some photographs even depict said cloud. The story goes that one patient became so uncontrollably insane that he massacred several doctors, nurses, and patients. It was forced to close down afterwards, as things weren’t quite the same.
The hill known as “Haunted Hill” is found just at the end of Menaul’s foothills. The sound of screaming, bodies being dragged around, and footsteps can be heard there. An apparition of an old man coming after you has been known to chase after those who visit the hill. From a distance, it appears he is walking with a lantern. Legend has it that the man used to live up in a cave at the top of the hill, where he would kill prostitutes during the weekend.
The Desert Sands Motel is plagued with the paranormal. Activity such as cold spots, TVs changing channels and turning on and off by themselves, doors unlocking, water running on its own, and voices in the bathroom.
Carrie Tingly Children’s Hospital is said to have rooms that glow in the unused portion of the medical facility. People have reported being blocked by invisible force fields that make a static hissing noise when they are encountered. The apparitions of men in black robes can be seen in the halls, which are accompanied by the sound of crying, heartbeats, and voices.
The Albuquerque Press Club is haunted by a woman simply known as “Mrs. M”. She appears by the club’s bar, suggesting that she frequently visited the place. Not much is known about this particular haunt.