There are several common themes that appear to have determined which stone arch culverts built by Kansas townships have stood the test of time.
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 is the number and percentage of stone arch bridges remaining in Butler County, Kansas that were built by the county with similar statistics for each builder.
A overview and some photos of the stone arch bridges of Butler County, Kansas from 1908 – 1918. Includes a map of the 50+ stone bridges built by the county proper.
Part of a series, included is a list, a map, some photos and a summery of the stone arch bridges built by Butler County, Kansas between 1904 and 1907.
By 1903, Butler County improved their stone arch bridge techniques. Included is a list of all stone arch bridges built by the county in this period and a map.
The first in a series listing the stone arch bridges built by Butler County, Kansas, during the stone arch bridge era. This post covers 1882 – 1898.
American railroads built many premium quality stone arch bridges because well-built stone bridges last and can handle massive loads well.