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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
Long Creek
Melvern, Kansas, USA (Melvern Dam vicinity)
Bridgemeister ID:2061
O'Donnell ID:970
Coordinates:N 38.513867 W 95.704033
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Notes
  • Sign at bridge reads: "Long Creek Suspension Bridge. This is a replica of the bridge that once spanned Long Creek at Francis Crossing approximately 2 miles southwest of Melvern. It was the only known bridge of this design in Kansas. The bridge was originally constructed between 1885 and 1890 by the Wilden Bridge Company. The original bridge was 100 feet long and 13 feet wide. It was designed for horse drawn hay wagons..."
  • See 1882 Long Creek - Melvern vicinity, Kansas, USA.

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