West in McLennan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Crash at Crush
(0.5 Mi. E)
Erected 1976 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 5315.)
Location. 31° 44.816′ N, 97° 6.227′ W. Marker is in West, Texas, in McLennan County. Marker is on I-35, North-bound frontage road. 1.3 miles north of Farm to Market Road 3149, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: West TX 76691, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West (approx. 3.9 miles away); Groppe Building (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Crash at Crush (approx. 4 miles away); Abbott Schools (approx. 9.6 miles away); L.C. McKamie (approx. 9.6 miles away); Abbott Baptist Church (approx. 9.7 miles away); Abbott (approx. 9.7 miles away); Abbott United Methodist Church (approx. 9.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West.
Also see . . .
1. Article with photos of the crash at TexasEscapes.
2. Article about the crash at the Handbook of Texas.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 6,184 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.