Cowley County, Kansas built numerous stone arch bridges over Grouse Creek, which were particularly suited to and popular in the area.
The weakest point of an arch are the faces, for these faces are vulnerable to impacts and improper design can lead to the arch being destroyed.
We have released a detailed account of the unique history of Pudden Bridge, the famous triple-arch stone bridge near Dexter, Cowley County, Kansas.
Mutli-span stone arch bridges can be modestly challenging to build, but open up several possibilities for increasing waterway, if planned correctly.
While Cowley County neither was the first nor the most prolific stone arch building region in Kansas, it’s famous for its massive stone arch bridges.
An update on the triple arch Esch’s Spur Bridge (Pudden Bridge) in Cowley County, Kansas mentioning severe damage sustained to the middle arch.
The Esch’s Spur Bridge (Pudden Bridge) in Cowley County, Kansas, is a unique and famous triple arch stone bridge spanning Grouse Creek near Dexter.