King Bridge Company

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Quarry Bridge over the Iowa River.
King Iron Bridge Company historic marker in Piermont, New York

The King Iron Bridge & Manufacturing Company was a late-19th-century bridge building company located in Cleveland, Ohio. It was founded by Zenas King (1818–1892) in 1858 and subsequently managed by his sons, James A. King and Harry W. King and then his grandson, Norman C. King, until the mid-1920s. Many of the bridges built by the company were used during America's expansion west in the late 19th century and early 20th century, and some of these bridges are still standing today.

Remaining examples[edit]

Additional bridges designed and/or built by the company (and many likely to be surviving) are:

Demolished bridges[edit]


  1. ^ "Skunk River bridge". Historic Bridges of Iowa. Iowa Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2012-03-25. 
  2. ^ Antony F. Opperman (May 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Bowstring Truss Bridge" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. 
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  4. ^ "The Singing Bridge in Frankfort, Kentucky". King Bridge Company Museum. Retrieved September 16, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Location and Geography". City of Frankfort. Retrieved September 16, 2010. 

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