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SP - Choctaw Bayou Bridge

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Overview
Abandoned railroad bridge over Choctaw Bayou on SP Atchafalaya Railroad
Location
West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Status
Line abandoned in 1930
History
Built 1908
Railroad
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.44491, -91.34805   (decimal degrees)
30°26'42" N, 91°20'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/658621/3369245 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lobdell
Inventory number
BH 55062 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2012: Updated by Jared Mixson: Added category "Railroad"

Sources 

  • Jared

Comments 

Poydras Bayou Bridge
Posted January 3, 2016, by Anonymous (jobear1123 [at] aol [dot] com)

The bridge you are refering to crossed Choctaw Bayou in West Baton Rouge Parish, not Poydras Bayou which is also in West Baton Rouge Parish.

Poydras Bayou Bridge
Posted September 14, 2013, by Cliff (clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Thank you so much for posting this. Every time I travel I-10 I see this and wonder what's the history for this lost bridge.