In this post we finish our investigation of the Glencoe Township, Butler County, Kansas stone culverts, making educated guesses about the builders of two of them.
An in-depth investigation of two of the Glencoe Township, Butler County, Kansas stone culverts, showing who likely built these small stone arch bridges.
In this post we look into the four stone culverts of Glencoe Township, Butler County, Kansas, showing some relevant newspaper references.
Here are some tips and ideas for new DIY stone arch bridge designs, ranging from fill and backing choices to arch construction tips to a wingwall design idea.
Bulging walls in the approaches and spandrel walls of a stone arch bridge indicate excessive force against them. This type of problem is fairly simply addressed.
A summery of the history and characteristics of the Walz Ford Bridge, which is a little-known double-arch bridge in Butler County, Kansas, built by Walter Sharp.
In this post we announce our discovery of three stone culverts in Glencoe Township, Butler County, Kansas and summarize their characteristics.
Though ribbed arches are usually associated with concrete, it is possible to build a stone arch bridge out of separate parallel arch ribs, thereby saving centering.
There are several advantages inherent to the stone arch bridge. Aesthetics, a valuable use of local resources and longevity all are factors in favor of stone arch bridges.
Longitudinal cracking is a common defect on stone arch bridges. While often not overly serious, under the right conditions this cracking can indicate a major problem.