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Keokuk Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Scientific American. December 12,1874

Image scanned/uploaded by Marcel Douwe Dekker

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #239438

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad/Road
Location
Hamilton, Lee County, Iowa, and Hancock County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1871; Replaced 1917
Builders
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Thomas Curtis Clarke (Designer)
Design
Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 380.0 ft.
Total length: 2,193.2 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.39093, -91.37247   (decimal degrees)
40°23'27" N, 91°22'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/638132/4472419 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hamilton
Inventory number
BH 53545 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • February 7, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • December 18, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added designer to builder's section
  • September 15, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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