Paradise Bridge, though expensive, served its purpose. It proved to Russell that well-built stone arch bridges could last much longer than steel bridges.
While many animals breeds have been important to our nation throughout the years, a few stand out as iconic.
Paradise Bridge was something of an experiment to determine if stone arch bridges were suitable for Russell County or not.
Just a few hours out and a few hours back,
Winding down backroads and seeing the view,
There are many beautiful and interesting sights to see in Kansas. But there are also quite a few sights that are best classified as strange.
There’s so much to learn about Kansas, including history, nature, architecture, and more. Where to start?
A barn quilt is a large square design based on a quilt block but painted onto wood and hung up outdoors.
Around 1880, a wet spell descended on most of the Great Plains. Wild speculations were indulged in as to what caused it.
Thank You, God, for making wind,
For the mighty storms that You send;
Thank You for the rainbow’s bend.
Thank You, God, for Kansas.
There seems to be an idea that yodeling had little history in cowboy tradition. However, this sentiment does not line up with the observations of John Lomax.