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SP - Atchafalaya River Bridge

Photos 

Image

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #367327

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Atchafalaya River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Location
Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co. of Leavenworth, Kansas
Railroads
- Morgan's Louisiana & Texas Railroad & Steamship Co. (ML&T)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Through truss
Also called
ML&T - Atchafalaya River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.69235, -91.21263   (decimal degrees)
29°41'32" N, 91°12'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/672931/3286032 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 74090 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 14, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • October 13, 2016: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke