We recently discovered another stone arch bridge in Cowley County, Kansas. This bridge features a unique arch composed of numerous thin stones and appears quite old.
We have updated our page listing the stone arch bridges of Cowley County, Kansas, to include a map showing the locations of the known stone bridges on the public roads.
The 1912 Hill Bridge near Augusta, Butler County Kansas is large stone bridge with an interesting history. This bridge is scheduled for reconstruction.
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.
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.
Using the state’s abundant native stone, Kansas built many stone arch bridges as an enduring and affordable means of bridging the streams.
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 success of Butler County, Kansas in building stone arch bridges influenced other counties across the state as well as builders like Walter Sharp.
After a persistent and unified push by the local newspapers, Butler County began to build stone arch bridges and culverts.
The double arch Andes Bridge in Cowley County, Kansas, is a beautiful structure in a scenic area with several local historical associations.