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Cowley County Poor Farm Bridge

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Poor farm Bridge refl

West side.

Photo taken by Jeff Smail

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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Description 

Just past this bridge there is an old stone house I believe was used for the poor farm, pictured. Down the Joel Mack rd is the County Poor Farm Cemetery.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Black Crook Creek on Private
Location
Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas
Status
Open to authorized vehicles only
History
Built 1908
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 10.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Poor Farm Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.22277, -96.97308   (decimal degrees)
37°13'22" N, 96°58'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/679829/4121509 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 32 S., R. 4 E., Sec. 34
Inventory number
BH 82389 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2018: Added by Jeff Smail

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Comments 

Cowley County Poor Farm Bridge
Posted January 20, 2019, by Molly Siemens (siemens [dot] molly [dot] s [at] gmail [dot] com)

Is this bridge on private property? Or can one access it publicly?