The keystone, while generally no more important than any other arch stone, does require some special attention to fit properly.
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The Cedar Ford Bridge
The 40-foot-span Cedar Ford Bridge in Butler County, Kansas is a graceful stone bridge, which has been bypassed by the creek it once spanned.
Progress in Butler County Stone Arch Bridge Building Part 2
The last few years of stone arch bridge building in Butler County, Kansas, brought improvements in design which were unique even to the state.
A Record Stone Arch Bridge Span in Butler County, Kansas: The Diller Bridge
The 45 foot span Diller Bridge over the Walnut River near Cassoday, Butler County, Kansas, is a scenic, record-span stone bridge built to last.
C. C. Jamison’s Masterpiece: The Minos West Ford Bridge
The beautiful Minos West Ford Bridge built by C. C. Jamison in southern Butler County, Kansas was considered a masterpiece even in its own time.
C. C. Jamison’s 1913 Turkey Creek Bridge
In 1913, C. C. Jamison built an affordable and durable double-arch stone bridge over Turkey Creek, Butler County, Kansas which is still in use today.
Kansas’s Stone Arch Bridge Tradition — Part 2
The second phase of the state of Kansas’s stone arch bridge era was marked by a slow but steady trend to concrete until the WPA days.
Kansas’s Stone Arch Bridge Tradition — Part 1
Using the state’s abundant native stone, Kansas built many stone arch bridges as an enduring and affordable means of bridging the streams.
The Polecat Creek Bridge
The 1901 Polecat Creek Bridge is the only stone arch bridge on the NRHP in Butler County, Kansas, and its historic appearance is well maintained.
The Building of the Stone Arch Bridges of Butler County, Kansas — Part 3
At the end of the unparalleled stone arch bridge and culvert campaign of Butler County, Kansas, hundreds of such structures had been built.