Partially with the aid of an old newspaper article, we recently discovered three more little-known stone arch bridges in Cowley County, Kansas.
In Towanda Township, Butler County, Kansas, we have found a well-built stone arch culvert with high concrete curbing added. This culvert is presently threatened by scour.
We recently discovered a small stone arch bridge under the road on 5th Street in Towanda, Butler County, Kansas, with the aid of a newspaper reference.
A mortarless stone arch bridge can be quite strong, as the secret to a successful stone bridge is to keep all the forces in compression as opposed to “gluing” the stones with mortar.
We recently discovered a partly-buried stone arch culvert in Butler County, Kansas, which provides some revealing insight on another stone arch culvert in the area.
In this post we investigate the history and builder of two stone arch culverts located in Butler County, Kansas near Leon on 120th Street that were recently found.
Feathers and wedges are simple-to-use and reliable tools that provide an easy means for obtaining reasonable slabs out of massive, irregularly shaped stones.
In this post we summarize and show the locations of the nine stone arch bridges we found in Cowley County which are not on the county’s stone bridge brochure.
In this post we look into two more stone arch culverts found on Cowley County’s roads which are nevertheless not on the county’s stone arch bridge brochure.
As a result of some searching, we found four small stone arch bridges near Dexter, Cowley County, Kansas, which do not appear on the county’s stone bridge brochure.