Canadian in Hemphill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Canadian River Wagon Bridge
In recent years a committee of interested citizens raised funds, along with matching grants, to renovate the bridge, laying wooden planked flooring, decking, and installing side-guard railings to create a walking bridge. After five years of hard work, the Canadian River Wagon Bridge was reopened on July 1, 2000. It was restored as part of a new scenic hiking and biking trail over the Canadian River Valley and wetlands habitat.
Visualize in times past a horse-drawn wagon or a Model T loaded with people or groceries crossing a wide and mighty Canadian River. Today as you walk this historic bridge keep a keen eye on the
Location. 35° 56.228′ N, 100° 22.264′ W. Marker is in Canadian, Texas, in Hemphill County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 60 0.1 miles south of U.S. 83. Touch for map. Marker can be reached by walking 0.2 miles on old road bed, from a parking lot on west side of US-60. Marker is in this post office area: Canadian TX 79014, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canadian River Trails (approx. one mile away); Hemphill County (approx. one mile away); Robert R. Young (approx. one mile away); Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tom T. McGee (approx. 1.6 miles away); Moody Hotel (approx. 1.7 miles away); First National Bank of Canadian (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Former Canadian Hospital (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canadian.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 5, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.