New Braunfels “Wurstfest” 10K

Our Volksmarching event this week was in New Braunfels.  They changed up the route from last year so we didn’t go through Panther Canyon.  But we saw some interesting things so it was good.

Walk Registration Volunteers.

Walk Registration Volunteers.

Club logo hanging on entry.

Club logo hanging on entry.

Church

Church

Cemetery

Cemetery

Another cemetery.

Another cemetery.

Checkpoint #1 Volunteers.

Checkpoint #1 Volunteers.

Crossing the Comal River.  Looking downstream.

Crossing the Comal River. Looking downstream.

Looking upstream.

Looking upstream.

About to climb a steep hill.

About to climb a steep hill.

Looking back down the hill after climbing it.

Looking back down the hill after climbing it.

A bit of country in the middle of town.

A bit of country in the middle of town.

Walkers who passed us on the trail.

Walkers who passed us on the trail.

New Braunfels First Settlers.

New Braunfels First Settlers.

Wrought Iron Truss Bridge built in 1887.

Bridge built in 1887.

Faust Street Bridge .

Faust Street Bridge
The bridge connects Faust and Porter Streets across the Guadalupe River.

View from the bridge.

View from the bridge.

I-35 from the bridge.

I-35 from the bridge.

Historical marker about the bridge.

Historical marker about the Faust Street Bridge.

Checkpoint #2 volunteers.

Checkpoint #2 volunteers.

Civil War marker.

Civil War marker.

Old School.

Old School.

Marker for school.

Marker for school.

Lindheimer House.

Lindheimer House – 1852.

Marker for house.

Marker on the house.

Statue in front of the civic center.

Statue in front of the civic center.

Lodge Building.

Lodge Building.

Lodge Sign.

Lodge Sign.

Old house, no marker.

Old house, no marker.

Faust Hotel.

Faust Hotel opened in 1929.
Spanish Renaissance Revival Style

Historic marker.

Historic marker.

Comal County Courthouse.

Comal County Courthouse.
1898 Romanesque Revival building constructed of native limestone.

 

Old building - 1910

Old building – 1910

Newer Building - 1920.

Newer Building – 1920.

Other side of the courthouse.

Limestone rounded pavilion doorway surrounds a now modernized faux-finish wooden and glass entrance door.

Crossing the Comal River Again.

Crossing the Comal River Again.

Dam on the river.

Dam on the river.

Walk Finish

Walk Finish

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About walktx

I am an avid Volksmarcher. I belong to Texas County Walkers in Mesquite.
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