Once The Tallest Bridge In America, Texas' Pecos High Bridge Was A True Feat Of Engineering
By Katie Lawrence|Published May 06, 2022
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
Did you know the tallest bridge in America was once right here in Texas? Before it was dismantled in the mid-1900s, the Pecos High Bridge stood at an impressive height of 322 feet. Today, we remember this remarkable feat of engineering and revel in the legacy it left behind.
Learn more about the Pecos High Bridge on the National Park Service website. Have you ever seen this incredible bridge in person? Tell us your thoughts in the comments! Don’t forget to check out our previous article for more amazing bridges in Texas.
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