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Fairview Park Bridge

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Fairview Park Bridge over Central Canal

1906 Postcard View

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BH Photo #478016

Description 

Fairview Park was developed by the Indianapolis Street Railway Company as a scenic destination for riders of it's trolley line. It would later be purchased by Butler University and is now part of the campus.

https://historicindianapolis.com/in-the-park-fairview-park/

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Central Canal on Park Road/Trail
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists
History
Built ca. 1890's
Railroad
- Indianapolis Street Railway Co.
Design
Wooden Pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.84221, -86.17288   (decimal degrees)
39°50'32" N, 86°10'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/570765/4410571 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90169 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Indiana (5,112)
Indianapolis Street Railway Co. (1)
Indianapolis, Indiana (186)
Lost (29,127)
Marion County, Indiana (225)
Pony truss (17,086)
Truss (35,988)

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon

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