Unnamed Spring - Rush Springs, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 34° 47.141 W 097° 57.173
14S E 595801 N 3849776
Quick Description: This is one of the numerous natural springs of Rush Creek.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 6/21/2021 8:25:39 AM
Waymark Code: WM14E26
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Clan Riffster
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Long Description:
Though unnamed, and its use abandoned, this is nevertheless an interesting site to visit. It lies to the east of Railroad Street, south of Arapahoe Avenue in the northwestern part of Jeff Davis Park. It is located just east of the railroad track and no doubt its use was associated with the frequent trains that passed through the area, when water was needed for the steam locomotives.

Visible at the site is a circular concrete pad, which is built over a metal support grid above the spring. At the side of the concrete the rushing water can be seen. There are a couple of eroded areas of the concrete where you can peer down into the standing water. The aerial view shows the location of the spring as its tributary flows into nearby Rush Creek.

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Public or Private Land?: Public

Public Land Fees?: 0

Private Land access?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please post an original picture of the springs no GPS necessary along with your observations of the spring. What wildlife you saw if any and the condition of the springs. Water level was high, low. The area was clean, trashy ect. Any other knowledge or experiences you have had with this paticular spring that would help document it's history.
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