One Of The Most Haunted Bridges In Texas, Maxdale Bridge Has Been Around Since 1914
There’s always an eerie vibe near old rickety bridges, and this one is no different. Maxdale Bridge in Texas is known for many creepy sightings. If its truly haunted or not is up for debate, but with a cemetery as its neighbor Maxdale Bridge is surely a favorite for lovers of paranormal activity.
There are many tales about this steel truss bridge in Killeen, Texas.
Head to the Lampasas River near Maxdale Road to experience it for yourself.
One thing is for sure, the Maxdale Bridge is historic.
Built in 1914, the Maxdale Bridge was created to connect a farm road to none other than the local cemetery.
The Maxdale Cemetery established in 1860 is the oldest in Bell County.
The graves mark the lives of pioneer settles, and veterans from the Civil War, World War I, World War II and Korea. With many reports of mysteriously missing tombstones, the cemetery itself might give you the spooks.
Legend has it, the bridge has seen many frightful accidents.
They say if you drive on the bridge and turn your headlights off for 10 seconds then back on, you can see the breath of the school kids who died in a bus crash on the bridge.
Others tell the story of a man who tried to save his girlfriend from falling off.
At night, you can see him hanging from the truss.
Would you dare to walk across it?
Over the years, the bridge has drawn many visitors hoping to catch proof of paranormal activity. Unfortunately, due to increased vandalism, the bridge may be blocked off to vehicle traffic.
But you can still get close enough to for a great view of the river.
Experience the vibe and decide for yourself if it's truly spooky or overhyped.
Have you visited Maxdale Bridge? The Lone Star state is full of haunted sites. What are your favorite spooky areas in Texas?
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Lampasas River, Killeen, TX 76549, USA