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South Carrollton Avenue Bridge (Mechinism Removed)

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

View this photo at Wikimedia Commons

BH Photo #353695

Map 

Description 

The former bridge was a Overhead counterweight bascule bridge before the two concrete counterweight with the drive machinery in the middle along with towers removed and converted to a fixed span

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over New Basin Canal on South Carrollton Avenue & New Orleans Public Service Incorporated
Location
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Railroads
- New Orleans & Carrollton Railroad (NO&C)
- New Orleans Public Service Incorporated (NOPSI)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.96788, -90.10752   (decimal degrees)
29°58'04" N, 90°06'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/779122/3318747 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Orleans East
Inventory number
BH 72234 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke