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CANADIAN RIVER
WAGON BRIDGE

Hemphill County
Canadian, Texas


Originally Constructed - 1916
Historic Restoration - 2000

On the west side of Hwy 60


By Barclay Gibson

Canadian TX - Canadian River Wagon Bridge
Canadian River Wagon Bridge
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008


Canadian TX - Canadian River Wagon Bridge
Canadian River Wagon Bridge
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008


Canadian TX - Canadian River Wagon Bridge
"It is so long you really can't get a good perspective picture of it, especially with the growth around it." - Barclay Gibson
December 2008 photo


TX Canadian River Wagon Bridge Plaque
Canadian River Wagon Bridge Plaque
Photo courtesy Erik Whetstone, September 2001


Canadian TX - Canadian River Wagon Bridge
Canadian River Wagon Bridge
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008


Canadian TX - Canadian River Wagon Bridge
Canadian River Wagon Bridge
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008


Canadian TX - Canadian River Wagon Bridge
Canadian River Wagon Bridge
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008


Canadian River Wagon Bridge, Canadian, Texas
Canadian River Wagon Bridge viewed from the north end
Photo courtesy Erik Whetstone, September 2001


Canadian River Wagon Bridge, Hemphill County, Texas Panhandle
Another view of the bridge from the north
"I canít recall seeing a bridge as long as this one on any of my trips." - Erik Whetstone


Hutchinson County Texas 1940s map
1940s map showing the Canadian River north of Canadian in Hemphill County
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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