The Creamery Bridge was one of the first Marsh Arch bridges in Kansas to be considered for NRHP listing. This was done through a project to identify the most significant examples of Marsh Arch bridges in Kansas as of the year 1980. Although some highly important bridges were included, some other highly important bridges were left out. Some of them were added later, but others are still non-select. This PDF explains the process of how some bridges got selected in the 1980s.
I think that the two-toned paint job looks great!
Thanks for posting the picture below. This bridge looks better than ever - at least since I started driving over it on a regular basis.
Creamery Bridge is scheduled for reopening after our rehabilitation project on Tuesday, July 16th, 2013. Ribbon cutting will be at 9:00am. I've included a photo taken when we were about 95% complete with the rehab.
This bridge is scheduled for repair. I have heard some news about this, but now we have a detailed article.
Reading the comments from Mr. McMahon, from the county commission, it is clear that there is a strong commitment to HB preservation in this area.
H/T: Nathan Holth http://www.historicbridges.org/
James et. al.
I noticed that there is already a category for the Osage River in Missouri. As locals know, this is the same river as the Marais des Cygnes.
I have created a category for bridges over the Marais des Cygnes River upstream from its confluence with the Little Osage where the name change takes place.
Both categories now have an explanation and a link to the other category.
James, et. al:
Given the large number of historic bridges over the Marais des Cygnes River in Kansas, it would seem appropriate for me to create a category for this river. But, this situation is a bit complicated.
1. This river is known as the Osage River in Missouri.
2. The name change does not take effect at the state line, but rather at the confluence between this river and the Little Osage River.
So, should we combine bridges over the Marais des Cygnes (both in Kansas and Missouri) with the Osage River bridges, or should we make another category called "Marais des Cygnes River for bridges over this river in both Kansas and Missouri?