Terre Haute Visitor's Guide 2019 - Page 64

million tons. The Vigo County facility has an annual capability to produce 1 million tons of cold roll steel, with galvanizing capacity of 360,000 tons. Terre Haute and Vigo County are continuing their efforts to land a casino. Those efforts got a boost when Spectacle Gaming LLC acquired the two Majestic Star casino licenses located in Gary, Indiana. Spectacle, whose leading partners include Terre Haute businessman Greg Gibson, has discussed moving the casinos from their Gary location on the harbor on Lake Michigan. One would move to Terre Haute. State Sen. Jon Ford has been among those championing an effort in the Indiana General Assembly to allow that to happen. The proposal to move one of the casinos to Terre Haute is currently moving its way through legislature. A final vote is expected soon. (Right): The new Coca-Cola bottle mural on the side of the new Vigo County Historical Museum building adds it to the long list of memorable and unique buildings in downtown Terre Haute. (Below): The historic Clabber Girl billboard on US 40 is being repainted by local artist Becky Hochhalter thanks to a partnership between Rose-Hulman and Clabber Girl. 64 • Guide to Terre Haute | GENERAL BUSINESS Groundbreaking for the new USA Pyrolyx plant in the Fort Harrison Business Park.