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NS - Seabrook Bridge

Photos 

Seabrook Railroad Bridge

Open position

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

Enlarge

BH Photo #267277

Map 

Street View 

Video 

New Orleans Railroa Drawbridge Opening

Matt Cottrell

Play video on YouTube

Description 

The bridge is identical with both the Florida Avenue (replaced) and the Almonaster Avenue bridges.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Industrial Canal
Location
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1920
Builders
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Warren through truss Strauss Heel Trunnion Type.
Dimensions
Total length: 117.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.03105, -90.03435   (decimal degrees)
30°01'52" N, 90°02'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/786004/3325932 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spanish Fort
Inventory number
BH 58183 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2015: New video from Douglas Butler
  • October 20, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • November 28, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 30, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 2, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 28, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • September 27, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped?
  • September 27, 2013: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke

Comments 

NS - Industrial Canal Bridge (Seabrook)
Posted May 19, 2016, by Luke

Wikimedia marks the image as the Seabrook railroad bridge.

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Seabrook_Railroa...

This image is from the same collection and referred to by a commenter as the St. Claude Avenue bridge, though: https://www.flickr.com/photos/teamneworleans/4327948977/in/a...

NS - Industrial Canal Bridge (Seabrook)
Posted May 19, 2016, by Douglas Butler

This picture you posted is the Claude Avenue bridge