Historic Waco 10K YRE Event

The first span across the Brazos River, the Waco Suspension Bridge opened to horse-drawn wagon traffic in 1869.

Marker on the end of the suspension bridge.

New memorial by the suspension bridge.

We walked down to the riverwalk and looped back under the bridge.

Pedestal is a remnant of the interurban railway that used to connect Waco to Dallas. Built in 1912 it was discontinued in 1948.

Martin Luther King Jr. mural on the interurban railroad pedestal.

Abandoned Cotton Belt RR Bridge.

McLane Stadium

Crooked Root Hamburger Restaurant.

Section of the walk where they are doing construction. Going is a little rough.

Playhouse, built in 1881, behind the Earl-Napier-Kinnard House.

Columns surrounding the doorway of the First Baptist Church which was completed in 1907.

The Artesian building was built to bottle Dr. Pepper and construction was completed in 1906. Dr. Pepper was bottled there into the 1960s.

The Praetorian building towered over the city in 1915 as one of the first skyscrapers in Central Texas. On July 26, 1984, the National Register of Historic Places added the building to its list as an exemplar of the Chicago School of architecture.

New round apartment building.

The historic federal building constructed in 1936 by the WPA.

Waco Trib Newspaper Office

First Presbyterian Church is an English Gothic-style church erected in 1912.