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Bridge of Styx

Photo 

Postcard Pic

https://indianaalbum.pastperfectonline.com/photo/9C107F97-AA8C-4A33-ACFF-451019445423

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BH Photo #434522

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bowstring pony truss bridge
Location
French Lick, Orange County, Indiana
History
Built ca. 1880
Design
5-panel Bowstring pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.55294, -86.63153   (decimal degrees)
38°33'11" N, 86°37'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/532106/4267231 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82847 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 16, 2018: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed date to ca. 1880... The ca. 1905 date was for the photograph.
  • September 15, 2018: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Bridge of Styx
Posted September 15, 2018, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

I have never been in the casino, but I know lots who have and I'll find out if it's still there. Doubt it though.

Bridge of Styx
Posted September 15, 2018, by James McCray (jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is a mystery bridge. Apparently there was (still is?) a bowstring pony truss located at the French Lick Casino. Anybody know anything about this one?