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Jeffersonville in Clark County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Big Four Railroad Bridge

 
 
Big Four Railroad Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, November 26, 2021
1. Big Four Railroad Bridge Marker
Inscription.  Forty-two workers perished during construction of this bridge, which was built between 1888 and 1895. Through the years, the bridge has been hailed as a monument to those who lost their lives.

In 1929, a new bridge was built inside the old bridge using the existing structure as a frame. Bridge operation ceased in 1969.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 38° 16.17′ N, 85° 44.504′ W. Marker is in Jeffersonville, Indiana, in Clark County. Marker is at the intersection of West Market Street and Mulberry Street, on the right when traveling east on West Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jeffersonville IN 47130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flooding (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Big Four Bridge Collapse (about 500 feet away); Hannah Toliver (about 600 feet away); The History of Preservation Station (about 600
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feet away); Steamboats and Shipyards (about 600 feet away); 2nd Street Bridge Construction (about 600 feet away); Duty Honor Country (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jeffersonville.
 
Big Four Railroad Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, November 26, 2021
2. Big Four Railroad Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2021, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2021, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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