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National and State Registers of Historic Places

Brown's Creek Tributary Masonry Arch Bridge

Picture of property B Road, 1/4 Mile E of 230th Road
Glen Elder vicinity (Mitchell County)
Listed in National Register Jul 25, 2014

Architect: Works Progress Administration laborers
Category: transportation
Thematic Nomination: New Deal-era Resources of Kansas

Brown's Creek Tributary Masonry Arch Bridge is located on a rural county road northeast of Glen Elder in Mitchell County. This triple-arch limestone structure was built in 1936 as a project of the Works Progress Administration, a New Deal-era federal work program. It is built of stone mined locally and is virtually unaltered since its construction. The bridge is nominated for its local significance in the areas of government, social history, and engineering. It was nominated as part of the "New Deal-era Resources of Kansas" and "Masonry Arch Bridges of Kansas" multiple property nominations.

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