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Lucas Grove Road Lowe Run Bridge

Photos 

Photo provided by the Musser Public Library. Part of the General Photographic Collection of the Musser Public Library

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BH Photo #354972

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lowe Run on Muscatine-Des Moines Shortline/Lucas Grove Road
Location
Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1877; Replaced ca. 1914
Builders
- Clinton Bridge Co. of Clinton, Iowa [also known as Clinton Bridge & Iron Works]
- J. G. Gunzenhauser of Muscatine, Iowa (1887 Repairs)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Muscatine-Des Moines Shortline Lowe Run Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.43285, -91.10290   (decimal degrees)
41°25'58" N, 91°06'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/658504/4588546 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Muscatine
Inventory number
BH 69215 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • June 28, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • June 6, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • September 4, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • June 13, 2016: New photos from Luke

Sources 

Comments 

Lucas Grove Road Lowe Run Bridge
Posted June 28, 2020, by Luke

And the mystery comes to a close: https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/542030150/

Lucas Grove Road Lowe Run Bridge
Posted September 5, 2017, by Art S (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Nice trussed floor beams!