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Silver Creek Bridge

Photos 

Silver Creek stone bridge

Photo taken April 2008

Photo taken by Mike LeMasters

BH Photo #148836

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span stone arch bridge over Silver Creek, 3 miles south and 1 mile east of Tisdale
Location
Cowley County, Kansas
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built ca. 1890
Builder
- Walter Sharp Bridge Co.
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.9 ft.
Total length: 143.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.20100, -96.84322   (decimal degrees)
37°12'04" N, 96°50'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/691407/4119349 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eaton
Land survey
T. 33 S., R. 5 E., Sec. 1
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
15
Inventory numbers
KS 000180875106860 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17640 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 59.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (6,412)
Arch (11,312)
Built during 1890s (2,570)
Cowley County, Kansas (65)
Deck arch (10,562)
Kansas (2,844)
NR-listed (2,837)
One-lane traffic (7,503)
Open (37,171)
Owned by county (19,010)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,080)
Stone arch (2,707)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,384)
Walter Sharp Bridge Co. (9)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2018: New photos from Jeff Smail
  • September 8, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • November 25, 2015: New photo from Rob Brock
  • November 8, 2009: New photo from Mike LeMasters
  • September 16, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Updated Builders
  • February 1, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike LeMasters
  • Rob Brock - k0pvw [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com
  • Jeff Smail

Comments 

Silver Creek Bridge
Posted November 25, 2015, by Rob Brock (k0pvw [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Add some HDR photos of this nice bridge, taken 11/2015

Silver Creek Bridge
Posted February 3, 2008, by Robert L Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I recently uploaded photos of a nearby bridge on this page by mistake. Those two pics have now been moved to the appropriate bridge page.