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Riverton in Cherokee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge

 
 
Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, October 12, 2008
1. Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge Marker
Inscription.
Rainbow Curve Bridge constructed in 1923 over Brush Creek.
Only remaining Marsh Arch Bridge on Route 66.
Listed on the National Registry March 10, 1983.
 
Erected 1923.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S. Route 66 marker series.
 
Location. 37° 4.399′ N, 94° 44.466′ W. Marker is in Riverton, Kansas, in Cherokee County. Marker is on South East Beasley Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Riverton KS 66770, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Baxter Springs Massacre (approx. 0.9 miles away); Land's Legacy (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bridging the American Divide (approx. 1.3 miles away); Boom Towns (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cosmopolitan Corner (approx. 1.3 miles away); Crossroads of Kansas (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Baxter Springs Massacre (approx. 2.6 miles away); Baxter Springs Massacre 1863 (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Riverton.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Rainbow Arch Bridge in Fort Morgan, CO
 
Also see . . .
Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, October 12, 2008
2. Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge

1. Brush Creek Rainbow Arch Bridge National Register Nomination. (Submitted on February 26, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Brush Creek Bridge Info. (Submitted on February 26, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 21, 2003
3. Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge Marker
Welcome to Kansas
Route 66 13.2 miles tying 66 together from Chicago to L.A.
In constant use from 1926-1960
A joint project of Cherokee County Commission and the Kansas Historic Route 66 Association
1994
Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 21, 2003
4. Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge
Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 21, 2003
5. Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge
Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 21, 2003
6. Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge
Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, October 12, 2008
7. Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge
Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, October 12, 2008
8. Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge
Federal Aid Project No. 142
Board of County Commissioners
D.C. Eakin Chairman Will Earl E.H. Schloeman H.W. Tyrell County Engineer
1923
Route 66 Street Marker on Road at Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 21, 2015
9. Route 66 Street Marker on Road at Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge
Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge Project Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 21, 2015
10. Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge Project Marker
Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge Welcome Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 21, 2015
11. Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge Welcome Sign
On northbound US Hwy 69 at south end of town
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   9, 10, 11. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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