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Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway New Orleans Louisiana
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Stock #: 524866
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana (LA)
County: Orleans
Publisher: Grant L. Robertson
Postmark: 1961 Dec-25
PM City: New Orleans
PM State: LA
Stamp: 3c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The world's longest bridge (23.83 miles), connecting New Orleans with the highlands to the north. It was completed in 1956, at a cost of 51 million dollars, as part of the greater New Orleans Expressway system. Eight miles of the bridge are out of sight of land.