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.
We have added two little-known stone culverts to our list of the stone arch bridges of Butler County which we first learned about through newspaper research.
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.
The Grant Bridge in Butler County, Kansas, is a scenic stone arch bridge in incredible condition, and is one of the last such bridges to be built by Butler County.
Though it has seen some damage, the stone Rock Creek Bridge near Latham in Butler County, Kansas by C. C. Jamison remains a favorite, scenic bridge.
Butler County, Kansas has lost a stone arch bridge as part of a reconstruction project. Two more stone bridges are scheduled to be reconstructed.
The keystone, while generally no more important than any other arch stone, does require some special attention to fit properly.