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McKeown Bridge (Old)


Photo taken by Luke in November 2012

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BH Photo #243432

Street View 


Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Lord's Ferry Road
Muscatine County, Iowa
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1879; Replaced 1951
- James B. Locke of Binghampton, New York (Substructure)
- King Iron Bridge & Manufacturing Co. of Cleveland, Ohio (Superstructure) [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 560.0 ft.
Also called
Lord's Ferry Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.40893, -91.28974   (decimal degrees)
41°24'32" N, 91°17'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/642945/4585565 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 53827 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • September 22, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • June 6, 2019: New photo from Luke
  • June 1, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added substructure builder
  • September 6, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 12, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added builder (King Iron Bridge & Manufacturing Co.)
  • July 7, 2015: Updated by Luke: Changed name from name based on road name to name given on 1899 map
  • April 2, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • April 7, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added probable name based off the old road name via a ISHC map.
  • November 21, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • November 13, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated bridge
  • October 6, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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