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Henry Lay Center Sculpture Park Drawbridge

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Description 

Bridge was reportedly hand-operated and fully functional. It has since been replaced by a boring non-movable bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost replica bascule bridge at Henry Lay Center Sculpture Park (St. Louis University)
Location
Pike County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Holland-style bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.40748, -91.14447   (decimal degrees)
39°24'27" N, 91°08'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/659753/4363639 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 76868 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,024)
Beam (11,923)
Lost (18,649)
Missouri (5,935)
Movable (2,704)
Owned by college (56)
Pike County, Missouri (87)
Replaced by new bridge (12,349)
Steel stringer (4,677)

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2017: Added by James Baughn

Comments 

Henry Lay Center Sculpture Park Drawbridge
Posted May 20, 2017, by James Baughn (webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com)

This was a wild goose chase. Information and photos at this link suggested this was a functioning replica Holland-style drawbridge:

http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMFG03_Story_Woods_Draw_B...

It, however, has been replaced by a boring non-artistic footbridge.