This day in Texas History: Big Brazos Bridge Opens in Waco

This day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Big Brazos Bridge Opens in Waco January 07, 1870 On this day in 1870, the Waco Suspension Bridge, a 475-foot structure that crosses the Brazos River in downtown Waco, was opened to traffic. At the time, it was one of the longest suspension bridges in…
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