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Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Soden's Grove Bridge

 
 
Soden's Grove Bridge NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
1. Soden's Grove Bridge NRHP Marker
Inscription.

This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
Circa 1923
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[Builder's Plate reads]
126 Ft Span
Rainbow Arch
Built by
Western Bridge Co.
Harrisonville, Missouri
Designed by
Marsh Engineering Co.
Des Moines, Iowa
Lyon County
Commissioners
C.L. Howe Chairman
C.A. Paine Fred Fowler
1923

 
Location. 38° 23.162′ N, 96° 10.904′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Touch for map. Marker is at the east end of the bridge, immediately southwest of All Veterans Memorial Park, off South Commercial Street (Kansas Route 99). Marker is in this post office area: Emporia KS 66801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grant Frederick Timmerman (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. William I. Loomis (within shouting distance of this marker); PFC Floyd Everett Campbell (within shouting distance of this
Soden's Grove Bridge Builders Plate image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
2. Soden's Grove Bridge Builders Plate
marker); Colonel Edwin H. Hawes (within shouting distance of this marker); Emporia's Mexican American Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gold Star Mothers of America War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Emporia High School World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
 
Regarding Soden's Grove Bridge. The bridge is closed to vehicular traffic.
 
Also see . . .  Soden's Grove Bridge National Register Nomination. (Submitted on November 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsMan-Made Features
 
Soden's Grove Bridge and NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
3. Soden's Grove Bridge and NRHP Marker
Soden's Grove Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
4. Soden's Grove Bridge
Over the Cottonwood River
Soden's Grove Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
5. Soden's Grove Bridge
Over the Cottonwood River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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