Louisiana's Two Greatest Monuments

Louisiana's Two Greatest Monuments

Stock #: 47350
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
State: Louisiana (LA)
Publisher: Harris News Agency
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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State Capitol, Baton rouge. Conceived and built by the late U. S. senator Huey P. Long. New Huey P. Long Bridge, New Orleans. The Louisiana State Capitol is the tallest building in the South, 34 floors, height to top of beacon light 450 feet. The Huey P. Long Bridge is 4.4 miles long including approaches, the finest span across the Mississippi, central pier, 409 feet high equal to a 36 story office building; 135 feet vertical clearance for steamers; 790 feet horizontal clearance; cost $13,000,000.
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