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South Claiborne Overpass (Page Three)
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South Claiborne Avenue Overpass
Attached text: This aerial view shows New Orleans' skyline with Mississippi River in background and plant of the city's new Union Passenger Terminal in right center. Crossing the terminal's approach tracks is the new South Claiborne Avenue Overpass, one of 22 grade separation structures built under the $56 million Union Passenger Terminal-Grade Separation plan. Beyond the overpass are seen the passenger platforms of the new station building.
March, 1954
[Photography by Leon Trice]
South Claiborne Avenue Overpass "before"
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South Claiborne Avenue Overpass
Attached text: This panoramic view of New Orleans' central business district shows, at lower left, the giant $5 million South Claiborne Overpass, and, at right, the new Union Passenger Terminal. in the lower center of the photo can be seen South Claiborne Avenue, which has been widened to ease traffic flow. Modern lighting has also been installed along this important artery which is the ropute of Highway 90 through the city. The Overpass, most elaborate grade separation in this section of the country, is two-thirds of a mile long.
March 5, 1954
[Photography by Lee Cox]
South Claiborne Avenue Overpass
Attached text: Aerial photo shows in foreground South Claiborne Avenue Overpass, one of 22 grade separation structures in the New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Program. New Station building, not seen in the picture, is at right of this structure. In right center is the city's new Civic Center Area now under development.
March 5, 1954
[Photography by Industrial Aerial Photos]
South Claiborne Avenue Overpass
Unknown date
[Photography by Industrial Aerial Photos]
South Claiborne Avenue Overpass "after" widening
1954
[Photography by Leon Trice]
South Claiborne Avenue Overpass
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South Claiborne Avenue Overpass
Unknown date
[Photography by Leon Trice]
South Claiborne Avenue Overpass site
Unknown date
[Photography by Leon Trice]
South Claiborne Avenue Overpass Interchange
December, 1958
[Photography by Jerry Bray]
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