James B. Locke

of Binghampton, New York
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Moved to Vinton, Iowa in 1853 and moved to Des Moines in 1884.

Sued the Chicago Chronicle for libel in 1896 for alleging that he was a graverobber in Des Moines, the city in which he passed in 1903

https://books.google.com/books?id=I39HAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA766&dq=%... https://newspaperarchive.com/waterloo-courier-jan-29-1896-p-...

5th Street Bridge (Oldest) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Masonry, 1887
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on 5th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

First Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1856
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River
Lost

High Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Substructure Contractor, 1891
Lost Cantilevered Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Walnut Street
Replaced by a new bridge upriver.

Lyons & Fulton High Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Substructure, 1892
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Road
Replaced by new bridge

McKeown Bridge (Old) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Substructure, 1879
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Lord's Ferry Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Saulsbury Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Substructure, 1881
Pinned Pratt through truss over Cedar River on Saulsbury Bridge Recreation Area Fishing Pier
Open to pedestrians

UP - Estherville Railroad Bridge (Emmet County, Iowa)
Built 1894
Deck truss bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on the Union Pacific Railroad in Estherville
Open to traffic