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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

John Mack Bridge

 
 
John Mack Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
1. John Mack Bridge Marker
Inscription.

Built by State Highway Comm. of Kansas
Named in honor of John C. Mack
State Highway Commissioner of
the Fifth District at the time
of its authorization

State Highway Commission of Kansas
Arkansas River Bridge
U.S. Highway 81.
Tomlinson Bridge & Supply Co.
Garfield Kansas
Contractors
B. J. Berson
Resident Engineer
1931

John Mack Bridge Rehabilitation
1996
[officials not transcribed]

 
Erected 1931 by Kansas State Highway Commission.
 
Location. 37° 38.737′ N, 97° 20.134′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and the Arkansas River, on the right when traveling south on Broadway. Touch for map. Identical markers are on the north and south bridge abutments. Marker is in this post office area: Wichita KS 67202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Engine House #6 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Area History (approx. 2.8 miles away); Maurice Clifton Naftzger (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Eaton Hotel (approx.
John Mack Bridge and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
2. John Mack Bridge and Marker
2.8 miles away); Chisholm Trail (approx. 2.8 miles away); Delano Township (approx. 2.8 miles away); College Hill Streetcar No. 230 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hauser Garrison Dry Goods Building (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Mack Bridge National Register Nomination. (Submitted on June 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John Mack Bridge at 8 Wonders of Kansas. (Submitted on June 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsMan-Made Features
 
John Mack Bridge Hwy Commission Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
3. John Mack Bridge Hwy Commission Marker
John Mack Bridge Rehabilitation Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
4. John Mack Bridge Rehabilitation Marker
John Mack Bridge Over Arkansas River image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
5. John Mack Bridge Over Arkansas River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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