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Noodle Muffin presents ...

(AKA White-Crosses.Com)

Anyone who has traveled America's vast interstate highway system has almost certainly seen them:  The ominous White Crosses that pepper the desolate roadways.  Being a well-traveled musician from the Indie band Noodle Muffin, I frequently encountered these road memorials during long treks across the Western U.S. badlands.  These white crosses are everywhere ... hiding among the desert shrubs, lurking around treacherous bends, decorating empty stretches of road ...  Each monument evokes a slew of unanswered questions:  How did the accident happen?  Who were the victims?  Why do their families and friends decorate and maintain these crosses?  The lonely mystery and sad beauty of the monuments are irresistable.
  On this website, you can explore dozens of road memorials.  I've put as much information as I can deduce from the monuments, and there are even a few cases where the riddle has been solved, thanks to Internet searches and diligent visitors.  So, pull up a chair, grab a brew, and prepare to journey down the tragic highways of America.  Oh, and for a soundtrack to your morbid journey, be sure to download some cool, free MP3's from my band Noodle Muffin, and visit our MySpace and Facebook pages.  Enjoy!

 - Major Noize, Noodle Muffin 

UPDATE 4/8/2008: (AKA is now on Facebook!  Check out the site and become our friend!  

UPDATE 4/5/2011:  Okay, I admit it ... I've seriously neglected this website, but thanks to a little inspiration, I'm finally updating the website with numerous white crosses I encountered during a recent trip to South Carolina.  It's amazing ... every single cross I ran into was a stereotypical "white" white cross,  definitely lacking the originality of the California roadside memorials.  There was one rather creative monument though ...  the family planted a live rose plant at the memorial.  Also, I'm adding photos from my recent trip up north to Visalia, CA, where I found an amazingly beautiful white cross from a young girl who died a few months ago (September 2010).   

UPDATE 3/8/2008: Added info to "None Shall Pass" monument based on an e-mail from Genesis Dycoco's friend.

UPDATE 8/19/2007:  Thanks to "Nerdy Net Sleuth" Valerie, several of these White Cross mysteries have been solved!  I've updated the corresponding pages and labeled them as "Solved by Val". 

Cheers, Major Noize, Noodle Muffin

Major Noize's Analysis of the White Crosses Phenomenon

                                                                                                            2011 South Carolina Trip

Love Ya

Near Stonewall Jackson


Super Trooper

Duct Taped



Visalia 2011:  Bella Amor

Visalia 2011:  Concrete Cross

Visalia 2011:  Flowery Crucifix

Visalia 2011:  The Three Amigos

The Site of Sam Kinison's  Death

SUBMISSION from Screamin' Sam

High School Tragedy in Florida

Updated & SOLVED By VAL!
The Curse of The Eyes

Updated & SOLVED By VAL!

The Few, The Proud, The Deceased

Updated & SOLVED By VAL!

Xmas Heartbreak

Best Friends Forever

Beer &
Telephone Poles Don't Mix

The Taj Majal of White Crosses
Updated & SOLVED!

Crapped Out in Vegas

Christians Aren't the Only Bad Drivers

Jesus De Milo

The Shoe Dropped

Insult To Injury

The Shrine in Torrance

Updated & SOLVED By VAL!

Very Well Loved


Happy Birthday, Trish

No Resurrection for this Jesus

That's All, Folks!! 

Dropped the Ball  

The Friends: Road Trip to Oblivion

His Friends Took Woodshop

None Shall Pass
*Updated 3/08*
Updated & SOLVED By VAL!

Size Isn't Everything

One for the Road 

Disneyland O' Death
#1 Dad
Asleep at The Wheel

Great Scott, I'm Dead! 

Happy Independence Day

A Touch of Class

Gone Diggin'

Easy Rider

He's Still There
Temporarily Removed

Beauty and Deceased

Man or Beast?

Those Who Don't 
Learn from History...

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SUBMISSIONS:  Ever cruise the lonely highways of America?  Do you have any information on these accidents?  If so, send us your digital pixs with info and commentary, and we'll put them up!  E-mail us at And if you want to join the legends of people who have sent us Hate Mail over the years, please try to be creative and original.  A simple "Fuck you" just doesn't do it anymore...

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Any comments about the victims and causes of these accidents are pure speculation and should not be taken as fact.