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The Waco Suspension Bridge is the oldest Suspension Bridge still standing in Texas. Built it 1870, it was the first bridge across the Brazos River. This stunning bridge was built with cables supplied from John Roebling's firm, which built the...more
All reviews cattle drive brazos river chisholm trail tortillas longhorn cattle nice walk bronze sculptures walk along the river larger than life feed the ducks foot traffic both sides piece of history beautiful area nice park take pictures interesting history
I like that they have salvaged this bridge. It has lots of history from the Chisolm Trail. It has been restored and the cabling is nice. The statues near it is nice and they have the history signage there you can read.
Although as a structural engineer I may see it differently than others, while there, I noticed all types of young individuals and families enjoying walking it, photographing it, and just absorbing its history and character. Parking being available along the street in front made it...More
Driving across this bridge was an interesting treat. Knowing that this was the first bridge across the Brazos River & was a key crossing point in the Chisholm Trail & Shawnee cattle drives. Along side we saw some large bronze statues signifying this. Very cool
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I cannot answer about the distance to the museum. Is it safe ? Well we walked after dark and during the day. The day I felt very safe no issues what so ever. After dark there was a little more unnerving. Not that I felt... More
I cannot answer about the distance to the museum. Is it safe ? Well we walked after dark and during the day. The day I felt very safe no issues what so ever. After dark there was a little more unnerving. Not that I felt unsafe but too many people walking around asking for money while there is a certain beauty at night with the lights I would opt for more the day light hours.