Elk Falls in Elk County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Elk Falls Pratt Truss Bridge
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Falls & Bridge
This historic bridge has been repaired and re-planked with the help of the Coffeyville Community College, and the Ks. Dept. of Parks and Wildlife Americorp[s].
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
Location. 37° 22.426′ N, 96° 11.044′ W. Marker is in Elk Falls, Kansas, in Elk County. Marker is near the south approach to the bridge, off Montgomery Street about 0.15 miles east of 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elk Falls KS 67345, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pershing / Praire Gem School House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Prudence Crandall (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Prudence Crandall (approx. 0.9 Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.7 miles away); Howard Bells (approx. 8 miles away); Benjamin F. Hobbs (approx. 9.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Elk Falls Pratt Truss Bridge National Register Nomination. (Submitted on November 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Elk Falls in Cutler's History of Kansas (1883). (Submitted on November 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Elk Falls Bridge at Bridgehunters.com. (Submitted on December 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on November 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.