RUSK, TEXAS
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Around Rusk
Rusk Footbridge 1861....
Texas State Railroad The Texas State Railroad, founded in 1881, is truly a Texas treasure. The railroad, which runs 25 miles from the Rusk Depot to the Palestine Depot, began as a short-haul freight line built and maintained by prison labor from the Rusk Penitentiary. July 4, 1976, in conjunction with the state’s Bicentennial Celebration, the Texas State Railroad became a historic passenger train, run by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. In 1981 the railroad acquired an 1890’s era turntable. This vintage piec....
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Texas Events
May
10
Fort Worth Opera Presents With Blood
Fort Worth - Music and Performances
Sep
3
Irish And Old Time Music Collective
Austin - Music and Performances
Sep
7
Wild Bill And The Lost Knobs
Austin - Music and Performances
May
9
Area Attractions
Ballet Tyler
4703 DC Drive Tyler
Smith County Historical Museum
125 South College Street Tyler
Area Area Campgrounds
Willow Branch Rv Park
23560 W. I-20 Lindale
Texas State Railroad
535 Park Road 76 Rusk
Rusk Area Day Trips
Henderson
Come join the excitement of what visitors see and say while shopping in the National Register Downtown Historic Square. (Historic Downtown Walking Tour Maps) Henderson has the most picturesque downtow....
Mineola
Mineola is at the crossing of U.S. highways 69 and 80, eighty miles east of Dallas in southwestern Wood County. Before 1873 the place was called Sodom. According to some, Maj. Ira H. Evans, an Interna....
Jacksonville
Jacksonville is where beautiful sunsets and breathtaking views are a part of everyday life. Jacksonville offers a variety of outdoor activities, antique shops, specialty boutiques, fine dining and a u....