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Sixth Street Bridge

Map 

Description 

Shown on the 1890 topo and 1905 atlas map. A ferry was replaced by a pontoon, then a wooden truss. Damaged several times by flooding and still in use as of 1921.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Arkansas River on Sixth Street
Location
Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
Also called
Bridge Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.04075, -97.04671   (decimal degrees)
37°02'27" N, 97°02'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/673712/4101176 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 35 S., R. 3 E., Sec. 1
Elevation
1072 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 73982 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas City, Kansas (9)
Cowley County, Kansas (64)
Kansas (2,693)
Lost (18,669)

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2016: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com