Virginia City Nevada Motel Ghost Picture

Posted on August 31, 2009
Virginia City Ghost

Virginia City Ghost

Here we have another possible ghost picture for you to consider.

This photograph was sent in to us by a member of our forum who goes by the ID “Palerider”. The picture was taken in August of 2007 in a Virginia City, Nevada motel room.

Palerider said, “My wife and I were looking at our images and came across this one that looked odd. The more I looked at it the more convinced I am I captured something. In addition to the shadow figure look at the smaller cropped image. It looks like a second spirit/ghosts face is present.

I lightened the cropped image a bit to highlight what I believe is a face. A couple of things of note on this image for you to consider:

1) The shadow appears to be solid, hides the chair and does not follow the shape of the drapes.
2) The shadow is not present in the mirror to the right.”

So what do you think? Could this be a ghost in this Virginia City motel?

Here is the original photo:

Virginia City Nevada Motel Ghost Picture

Virginia City Nevada Motel Ghost Picture

�Here is a lightened version:

Virginia City Nevada Motel Ghost Picture (Lightened)

Virginia City Nevada Motel Ghost Picture (Lightened)

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Is this a Face?

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69 Responses to “Virginia City Nevada Motel Ghost Picture”
  1. Karen M. says:

    I would say, isn’t it freaky to think about what is surrounding you, and you don’t even know it? That is really strange reminds me of the movie room 1408!

    • Tori says:

      That isn’t just any spiret that’s a shadow demon spiret be carful it can show you the worst things imaginable.

      • Anonymous says:

        I agree, usually shadows aren’t the very nice spirits . . . it can be a demon, who knows but thats still creepy & scary to know it was in the room with you & that you had no idea it was there!!!

        • LMC says:

          This is my belief… I don’t believe all shadows are demons or bad spirits… I go by my feelings I can feel the negative energy they radiate… I have seen too many shadows come & go through my life. I know now which ones are good or bad. Some shadows are spirits who are not strong enough to manifest into a full apparition, they have enough strength to manifest into a silhouette. (excuse my spelling & grammar… Not that good at it)

          Well that is what I believe… It is always up to the individual person to believe in what they want to believe. I do question??? Is it a woman?

          Thank you for sharing you picture it was interesting & delightful. Have a blessed life.

  2. DADDYMARCO says:

    pretty convincing stuff man..

  3. trolldoll1681 says:

    i don’t think i’ll be staying in any old motels from now on!!

  4. Jamie says:

    yeah, that’s not cool, I think I might pee mypants…

  5. DarStarr says:

    Oh, don’t do that!!! It will just make a mess!!! lol!

  6. Woozle Wuzzle says:

    “Is this a face”?


    • cherry says:

      yeah didnt see a face either

      • JOANNA:) says:

        i see the face!

        • George says:

          I kinda see the face too, but I think that part must be coincidental. It’s not clear enough to actually label it as a face but whatever.

          The rest of the picture is very intriguing. Perhaps whoever is “haunting” that room used to work at the motel.

          Or maybe (s)he got bored and came to rest ;)

          • CHRIS says:

            Im from Nevada, lived in Battle Mountain, nothing surprises me that comes from Nevada. But I dont see a face only a shadow

    • paige says:

      Yes that is a face you can tell.

      • LMC says:

        There isn’t a face it’s just an illusion of a face made from the shadow & curtain behind the shadow.

        It’s a woman who died while staying in that room… Sorry the more I am on here or should I say the longer I am on here I am picking up on a woman.

        I just put down what I think. I could be wrong.
        have a blessed life.

  7. Miriah says:

    Karen M the movie 1408 is awesome. I didnt sleep good for a week after that one lol. As for the pics way freaky. Im never staying in a hotel again,I will just live in my semi for the rest of my life. Thanks lol.

    • LMC says:

      Rm 1408 was ok, it didnt scare me… It was an interesting story. I haven’t been scared in a long time, the movies are ok nothing really scary has come out in a long time. although “The Rite” with Anthony Hopkins as a possessed priest made jump a couple of times… It was an awesome movie based on a true story. A must see.

      have a blessed life

  8. Amanda says:

    Hi all ghosts and belivers!

  9. dorie chhit says:

    is this really a ghost in the hotel? scary

  10. Danielle says:

    I am a believer, but I am very skeptical. This could be a spirit, but it is more then likely a camera malfuntion

  11. TammyMom says:

    The dark shadow looks like a woman with beautiful, long hair sitting in the chair. Standing behind her, behind the chair, looks to be a young girl in a short-sleeved, light colored dress with a dark band, or ribbon, around the waist.

    • Anonymous says:

      what picture are YOU looking at???

    • Jol says:

      i can see how you would see that. it is possible that an entity could be trying to show a image of the past. if this is true then you have a real ghost on your hand. i noticed that it is in a black fog which means it is very possible that it is a demon. if this is true you must get a priest to your hotel and make sure that it is impossible that it followed you home.

  12. Luka says:

    I was Watching A ghost Hunting show before and one of the guys puts a glass cup on the desk by the bed that he is going to sleep ‘cuz they said that room was the most haunting in this really old “haunting” motel. and he putted the camera like a few feet away from the glass and the next day They watch it and The glass Actually Moves without anyone touching it. Creepy.

  13. NimNod the She Goat.... says:

    I gotta say if this isnt a shadow person caught on film then I think its an excellent forgery, this is EXACTLY what shadow people look like!

  14. DarStarr says:

    The show was Ghosthunters and it was at the Stanely Hotel in Colorado and the glass broke and the closet door opened and closed on it’s own, which they got on tape. VERY creepy!

  15. Rosemary says:

    What hotel? I’m staying at the Silver Queen next week. eeek!

  16. Eileen says:

    great picture.

  17. kimberly says:

    I live 30 minutes from Virginia City Nevada and I know of many many ghost stories of this historical city. And yes Rosemary there is ghosts at the Silver Queen without a doubt by the way. =). This is a very good picture and I agree it is definitely an entity. I’m hoping to get a chance to go to the Goldfield Hotel soon, which isn’t too far from Virginia City, and have a look around. As I recall you have to get special permission from the owner to be on the property, but they are said to be hospitable people so hopefully a letter to them requesting passage will get me in. Goldfield Hotel is one of the most haunted places in world if memory serves.

  18. assclown says:

    pretty nasty lookin ghost man…….

  19. logan says:

    that pic is just creepy it look like it is looking in the camra and it looks as if it is caseing someone to warn them of someting.

  20. June says:

    I dont think that it is a spirit i beleive its the curtains and the light in the room thats just my oppinion but it may be something more ,than what i see .

  21. melanie says:

    umm i dont know wat to say dat gave me the chills and i hope it doesnt appear again in dat hotel or motel

  22. Millie says:

    Hi everyone! I jsut had the most freaky exp. While i was reading this post, my office phone ( I work as a CSR for a store credit card) just started a really weird noise. It beeps right before a call enters my headset. And it just started making a weird noise that completelly freaked me out! Wow thats weird

  23. Danielle says:

    I say it could be fake it probuly is and I dont belive that is real I will have to see to belive but right now at this very second I think it is FAKE with all caspitals!

  24. LMC says:

    I looked at the picture interesting… does remind me of shadow people. cool! I have seen them from time to time.

    I want to know Tammymom are you on meds? What were you looking at? Have a blessed life!

    Sorry Tammymom I was just taken back by your comment it made me look again and all I can see is a shadow I shouldn�t of said that! maybe you are a medium and can pick up on the spirits forgive me I am getting tired.

    • LMC says:

      wow I was mean… So sorry back then I was an angry person with allot of issues… I have changed and learn from my mistakes… Also learn how to accept my gifts… I was my biggest skeptic always looking for the truth. Didn’t want to believe yet did. Sorry to all who I was cruel to.

      Have a blessed life

  25. strwrz says:

    im with danielle. im a believer but i have yet to see 100% proof so it is hard for me to believe that this was some sort of spirit, and y would u take a picture of a corner of a room, how random of u

  26. shilpa says:

    That is really creepy, i believe the pic looks like a female with long hairs trying too peep through the curtain. ;-)

  27. y lee says:

    thats so freaky. I find this site interesting as before I was reading E.V.P, Electronic Voice Phenomenon, which I learned about thru the film White Noise. I heard examples of recording and that is just as scary as this picture. ARRRGGGHHHHHH!!!!!!!

  28. Imay says:

    I have to say, I am very intrigued by the picture. So intrigued that I had it printed and the truth is to me it looks like nothing more than a shadow casted. If you look closely there is a mirror on the night table which could of easily casted a shadow. I also believe that Danielle may have been correct. I have taken many pictures with my digital and I get very dark shadows in certain areas when one part of the room is darker than the other. The picture is eerie and i can see why it would be so easy to be convinced. One more thing that makes me skeptical is the fact that it was lightened. A touched up photo could never convince me. I have studied the paranormal for years and I find that many pictures more so stills could very easily be changed. I am not saying that this picture is a hoax, but it most certainly doesn’t convince me.

  29. ANGEL says:

    I read ur story n also saw the picture.But in the last picture as i saw the other face exactly below the circle where u have figured out,to ur right side.its a face which i can see,eyes,nose,lips n is looking like a girls face.n i n m not sure about ur picture which u hv send,so sorry fr tht.

  30. Mark says:

    Virginia City , Nevada is knon to be extremly haunted., A show called “Ghost Adventures” stayed in that town for 2 days and were impressed by what they found. The “Washoe Club” is supposed to be the most haunted.

  31. anna says:

    That is freaky.I think it could be ghost .I think so.And that movie 1408 I love horror movies and that was alright.

  32. mandy says:

    this is a ghost if i would of say it i probley would of had an heart attact that is just omg

  33. cutie gurl says:

    Oh my God is that true?

  34. troj says:

    The dark figure thing is weird, but there is no face there.

  35. ghost girl says:

    i could not see a face so hmm

  36. Anonymous says:

    I got scared it took me awhile but its freaking me out now

  37. cookies says:

    freaky pic but sorry I don’t see any face there.

  38. Krista says:

    Anything Is Possible Now And Days. Someone Or Something You Caught On Your Camera. Nothing Isn’t Impossible Anymore. Whatever It Is It’s Beyond Our World.

  39. Ashley says:

    That definitely is an evil mass– you and your wife were lucky to not encounter anything that night.

  40. Ashley says:

    …I can see how you think there’s a face beside the mass. I think it’s just the floral design of the drapes messing with the eyes. Film gets grainy when you blow it up.

  41. kelly says:

    Thats pretty creepy to know that a shadow spitit was there with you in the room & you had no idea! That just makes you think, there everywhere obviously! All I can say is “WOW” . . . .

  42. Rachel says:

    This is scary I experienced something very scary and was always interested in scary movies, ghosts, etc. Also believed in them but not after what I exerienced..I’m truly, wholeheartedly scared! And the face is horrific..I can for sure see it and well it looks exactly like what I saw in my room..pure and utter evil!

    • Anonymous says:

      Hey rachel..i’m realy interested about your experiences..pliz tell me all about your ghosty incidents in your room pliz

  43. JOEL REGO says:

    Ghosts are only supernatural powers! They cant hurt us humans till there is a support from the true god!

  44. Bella says:

    Rachel your like me. I belive this is a demon, so be careful, demons can make you think horrible thoughts, even suicide. Your lucky that you and your wife haven’t been haunted yet.

  45. Anonymous says:

    I have watched an official ghost team speak of the shadow ghost. A young woman had seen it and she had been having nightmares. One Night she heard a voice speak to her. It was scratchy and deep. The voice lead her out of her home. The voice lead her to a cliff. Suddenly, She jumped. The woman had seen a shadow ghost like this. She is dead now.

    Be very careful though you were in a hotel the shadow ghost follow people. They feed off fear. Look over your back.

  46. Anonymous says:

    Life after death.

  47. Jordon says:

    What makes me think it’s real is the fact that there’s no reflection in the mirror. I see the face, but I think it’s just a coincedental pattern.

    • Talyn says:

      Whatever/whomever the entity is, is not standing directly against the curatins but in front of the chair. So, whether it truely was there or not, at the angle the photo is taken it would not have appeared in the mirrors reflection.

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