Laurel Valley Sugar Plantation, Railroad, 2 Miles South of Thibodaux on State Route 308, Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, LA
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2 Miles South of Thibodaux on State Route 308, Thibodaux, LA
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
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.
H. K. Porter Company
Lepine, Wilson J.
Lepine, J. Wilson
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
1. Photocopy of ca. 1910 photograph of workers riding a dummy flat car to the fields.
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