The first one is from the River Walk. This bridge used to be a one lane, wooden floor automobile bridge, but a few years ago they closed it off after building the new road and bridge. It was then spruced up, and re-opened as a walking bridge. They built the rock walls and poured sidewalks making it into the River Walk that it is now. A very popular place for taking pictures, especially during Prom Season. Teens and their parents gather here for photos.
The second photo is the bridge closer to my house. It too is a one lane bridge. Local photographers use this area for photo sessions quite often. It is a less traveled road that circles back to the main road.
Local legend has it that this bridge is haunted. They say that you can stop your car in the middle of the bridge, shut off the motor and your car will roll to the other side. They also say that if you listen carefully at night you can hear ghostly sounds.
It has been a fun place to take the kids and their friends through their years growing up here. My daughter has loved going across this bridge, especially when she was a bit younger. Every time we would get close to the road leading to it she would start asking if we could drive across the bridge. Being the good Mom that I am, I usually would oblige.
She and her friends like to walk across it too. She isn't afraid of any old legendary ghost. (She is the one on the right here)
Sometimes you can hear strange sounds, but I think it is merely the old bridge creaking as you drive across, but who am I to debunk any ghostly legend. Anyway, it makes for interesting conversation, a few laughs and a few shadow pictures.
Be sure to head over to Hey Harriet and check out what other shadows have been spotted this week.