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T&P - Bayou Lafourche Bridge

Photos 

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License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

BH Photo #457184

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Bayou Lafourche on Texas & Pacific RR
Location
Ascension Parish, Ascension Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1948 replaced
Railroad
- Texas & Pacific Railway (T&P)
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.09925, -90.99384   (decimal degrees)
30°05'57" N, 90°59'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/693316/3331480 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86806 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Ascension Parish, Louisiana (6)
Built 1948 (420)
Built during 1940s (4,173)
Lost (27,261)
Louisiana (721)
Movable (3,088)
Owned by railroad (13,217)
Railroad (16,231)
Replaced by new bridge (18,506)
Swing (1,538)
Texas & Pacific Railway (40)
Through truss (16,188)
Truss (34,595)

Update Log 

  • October 3, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 2, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler