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KCS - Loggy Bayou Bridge

Photo 

KCS bridge over Loggy Bayou | by Jess Kilgore

View this photo at flic.kr

BH Photo #434221

Map 

Description 

The original 1901 bridge has been replaced with this modern boring structure. Date of the construction of this new bridge is unknown.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Loggy Bayou on Kansas City Southern (formerly Louisiana & Arkansas) RR
Location
East Point, Red River Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Build date unknown.
Railroads
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
- Louisiana and Arkansas Railway (LA)
Design
Concrete deck girder
Also called
L&A RR- Loggy Bayou Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.19839, -93.44763   (decimal degrees)
32°11'54" N, 93°26'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/457810/3562513 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
East Point
Inventory number
BH 69964 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 4, 2018: Photo imported by Jess Kilgore
  • November 27, 2017: Updated by Cliff Darby: Added category "Kansas City Southern Railway"
  • November 12, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

LARR - Lake Bistineau Bridge
Posted November 5, 2017, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Probably never movable. The highway 515 bridge nearby is very close to the water and also appears to be fixed rather than movable. I doubt this bayou was navigable.

LARR - Lake Bistineau Bridge
Posted November 4, 2017, by Cliff Darby (clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

From the satelite view this appears to not headwind bridge. Was the swing bridge possibly replaced?