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IC - Lacombe Bayou Bridge (Old)

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IC - Lacombe Bayou Bridge (Old)

Louisiana

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #293385

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Overview
Pony plate girder swing bridge over Lacombe Bayou on Former Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Lacombe, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana
Status
A Bascule draw built across of bike traffic
History
Built 1907; Removed ?
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
1 151' Pony plate girder swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 151.0 ft.
Also called
IC Bridge NA44.28
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.30478, -89.92579   (decimal degrees)
30°18'17" N, 89°55'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/218620/3356185 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lacombe
Inventory number
BH 62889 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 5, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder & date + link to historical imagery
  • September 5, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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