Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features an aerial view of the Bay St. Louis Bridge with scenes of houses and trees on the land near the entrance to the bridge and cars are depicted entering the bridge. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard with publisher and copyright information and indication for postage stamp placement. The description of the front photo is located in the upper left of the card and reads "The New Bay St. Louis Bridge, built at a cost of $9,000,000, is four lanes, stretching two miles across the Bay; has double leaf draw bridge clearing 100 feet for the water traffic. This is an ultra-modern engineering triumph of concrete and steel." An inscription is included.

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From Velma Hershburger 1965

Publication Date

1960

Publisher

Arthur Quinn Studio

Time Period

1960-1965

Geographic Location

Bay St. Louis, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Aerial-View-of-New-Bay-St-Louis-Bridge-Bay-St-Louis-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Gulf Coast Sub-Collection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Aerial Drawing of Bay St. Louis Bridge

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