The 12 Weirdest Things Lost and Found on the MBTA


Photo by Alex Lau

  1. Two books about monasticism (one titled Harlots of the Desert)
  2. Human children (parents accidentally got off the train without them)
  3. Woman’s Franco Sarto high-heel shoe
  4. A set of dentures
  5. An engagement ring (dropped in the fare box, which couldn’t be opened on the spot)
  6. A wheelchair
  7. Shoes made out of guns (the heel was the barrel)
  8. Chinese takeout
  9. Human adult (grown daughter left her older mother behind)
  10. Dog(s)
  11. A snake named Penelope
  12. A red velvet sombrero with rhinestones