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Chicken Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Robert L Elder

BH Photo #103075

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Burtons Branch of Chicken Creek on E 850 Road, southeast of Lone Star
Location
Douglas County, Kansas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1913 by B.F Metsker and Ike Babb; made obsolete by new bridge in 2001
Design
Stone arch
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 5, 1990
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.85247, -95.34407   (decimal degrees)
38°51'09" N, 95°20'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/296590/4303015 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lone Star
Inventory numbers
NRHP 90000298 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 17693 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,381)
Built 1913 (786)
Built during 1910s (9,081)
Deck arch (10,624)
Douglas County, Kansas (24)
Have street view (24,544)
Kansas (2,903)
NR-listed (2,858)
Open to pedestrians (3,723)
Stone arch (2,732)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View link
  • January 26, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates - this bridge is located west of the new road and is not visible on aerial views due to foliage.
  • March 2, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "History"
  • October 23, 2006: Posted photos from Robert L Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Andrew Raker