End of Service: Due to declining interest in the site, I will be shutting down Satellite Sightseer in the near future. If you're interested in purchasing the database, sans user data, please contact email@example.com with your offer. The domain names will be redirected to a static page until they expire.
Longhorn Downs Former Site
Got license in 1990, never finished building beyond this
Show nearby | Submitter: Silicon Sam
Lance Armstrong's swimming hole (12.76 mi / 20.54 km)
The Alamo (2004) Movie Set (14.36 mi / 23.11 km)
Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve (14.69 mi / 23.63 km)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre House (18.31 mi / 29.47 km)
Willie Nelson's IRS-claimed house (18.41 mi / 29.63 km)
Mansfield Dam (27.19 mi / 43.76 km)
Enchanted Rock State Park (28.10 mi / 45.23 km)
TRANSIENT: Speedboat (31.65 mi / 50.93 km)
Bagdad Cemetary (from Texas Chainsaw Massacre) (31.69 mi / 51.01 km)
Britannia Manor (33.08 mi / 53.23 km)
From: tedderDoes anyone have more information on this?
Sat Dec 10 20:28:31 -0800 2005
From: Silicon SamFrom what I can find on the net: Longhorn Downs, Inc., received a Class 2 horse racetrack license in 1989. The company originally planned to construct a $35 million facility in Round Mountain. In late 1999, the Commission was made aware of a proposed complete stock purchase by Austin Jockey Club, Ltd. That
Sat Dec 10 21:49:09 -0800 2005
change of ownership is awaiting Commission consideration, pending the completion of background checks by the Department of Public Safety.
I have a few ground based photos of the site I took a few weeks ago. Basically the track is all grown over, and the metal railing around the track are all that is there.