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Onion Creek Bridge, Spanning Onion Creek .1 mile South of U.S. 166, Coffeyville, Montgomery County, KS

Onion Creek Bridge, Spanning Onion Creek .1 mile South of U.S. 166, Coffeyville, Montgomery County, KS

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Significance: From the National Register nomination: "The bridge is unique in that it is one of only two vertical end post Parker trusses in Kansas, and retains a high degree of its integrity. It is also unique in the fact that it is the earliest found use of a concrete floor on a metal truss bridge in the state. Research into inventories of bridges conducted by various other states failed to locate any similar structures."
Survey number: HAER KS-8
Building/structure dates: 1911 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 89002172

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Western Bridge Company
Wegman-French, Lysa, transmitter
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Coffeyville (Kan.)37.03386, -95.65642
Google Map of 37.0338591, -95.6564236
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