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UP - Bayou Plaquemine Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Portal view

Photo taken by Brad Smith in May 2006

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BH Photo #222716

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss Railroad bridge over Bayou Plaquimine
Location
Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Texas & Pacific Railway (T&P)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Strauss heel-trunnion through truss bascule railroad bridge.
Also called
Union Pacific Railroad Bridge over Bayou Plaquemine in Plaquemine Louisiana
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.29313, -91.23864   (decimal degrees)
30°17'35" N, 91°14'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/669390/3352580 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plaquemine
Inventory number
BH 50793 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2017: New photo from Jeffrey Cowell
  • January 19, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 16, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • March 29, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 6, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • March 5, 2012: New photos from Ben Tate
  • January 4, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Map, Builder
  • January 4, 2012: Added by Brad Smith

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • Brad Smith - gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Jeffrey Cowell - jeffrey [dot] g [dot] cowell [at] gmail [dot] com