Del Rio in Val Verde County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Pecos River High Bridge
Erected 1995 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3975.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Southern Pacific Railroad marker series.
Location. 29° 42.371′ N, 101° 21.201′ W. Marker is in Del Rio, Texas, in Val Verde County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 90. Touch for map. From Del Rio, take US Hwy. 90 about 45-50 miles west to the Pecos River bridge. The roadside park/scenic view area is south of the highway at the end of Park Rd. 67 which is accessible off US 90, west of Seminole Canyon State Park and approximately 0.2 miles east of the bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Del Rio TX 78840, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Medal of Honor Fight, 1875 (here, next to this marker); The Pecos River in Literature and Folklore (a few steps from this marker); Near Site, Southern Pacific Ceremony of Silver Spike (approx. 4.6 miles away); Site of Vinegarroon (approx. 4.6 miles away); Railroad Bridges Over the Pecos (approx. 4.6 miles away); Comstock (approx. 11 miles away); Eagle’s Nest (approx. 14 miles away); Robert Thomas Hill (approx. 14 miles away).
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A marker replaced by this marker.
Also see . . . Texas Freeways.COM - US90, Pecos River, 1957 Bridge. (Submitted on October 15, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. McCloud B. Hodges, engineer; Old Spanish Trail
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,225 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on October 14, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 6. submitted on October 14, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 7, 8. submitted on October 15, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.