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Philipsburg City Park Bridge

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Phillipsburg City Park Bridge

Photo from getruralkansas

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #464654

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Plotner Creek on Park road
Location
Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
built as part of WPA project
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75524, -99.33566   (decimal degrees)
39°45'19" N, 99°20'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/471246/4400645 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87719 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (12,101)
Built 1936 (1,158)
Built during 1930s (11,749)
Deck arch (11,340)
Kansas (3,192)
Open (39,882)
Owned by city (5,400)
Phillips County, Kansas (44)
Phillipsburg, Kansas (1)
Stone arch (3,051)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2020: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • January 8, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Comments 

Philipsburg City Park Bridge
Posted September 24, 2020, by Sheldon Wiens (sheldon [dot] wiens [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I think the creek name is "Plotner".

Philipsburg City Park Bridge
Posted September 22, 2020, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Pedestrian twin bridge in park

Philipsburg City Park Bridge
Posted September 22, 2020, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

This is 1 of 2 nearly identical bridges in the park the other one also created by the WPA just a few dozen yards away and is not as wide, it is obviously a pedestrian bridge, will add photos, it also has a nice plaque on it