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Laurel Valley Sugar Plantation, Railroad, 2 Miles South of Thibodaux on State Route 308, Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, LA



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HB502607
Photocopy Of Ca


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Item Title


Location
2 Miles South of Thibodaux on State Route 308, Thibodaux, LA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER LA-1-B
Building/structure dates: 1870 initial construction
Significance: Though no trace remains of this railroad today, it is important to consider it in studying the history of Laurel Valley. The railroad became a vital element of the plantation's operation during the 1900's.

Subjects
Railroads
Railroad Industry


Related Names
Barker-Lepine
H. K. Porter Company
Barker, Frank
Lepine, Wilson J.
Lepine, J. Wilson
Poefarre, Madam


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Photocopy of ca. 1910 photograph of workers riding a dummy flat car to the fields.


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