The "French Lick, West Baden and Southern Railway" brought city folks to Southern Indiana which was noted for its health centers, including the resort of French Lick, known for its mineral springs.
the steam engine brought the carriages into
the French Lick station
from there the trolley took passengers
or to French Lick Springs
French Lick Springs, Indiana, produces the Pluto waters, which rival the famous Hunyadi Janos waters of Hungary as a purgative.
the hotel which holds its appeal for today's tourists
check in counter
portion of the large lobby
French Lick today
still a small town, the telephone company
"Church of Our Lady of the Springs"
in today's model
(combination Bed & Breakfast, winery, etc.)
West Baden, Indiana
the Carlsbad of America
former elegant spa resort
in now being restored
Photos from 2007
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