Sunday, February 26, 2017

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway was a tremendous engineering and construction achievement back in the mid-1950's, built mainly by people living in St. Tammany Parish. It was quite a business-booster for real estate companies as well.


Causeway Mandeville Entrance 1950's

According to an informational display at the Mandeville Trailhead museum...

Photographs from Causeway Website

The plant at Mandeville

To view the History Channel's "Modern Marvels" documentary
on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, CLICK HERE.

For more early pictures of the causeway, CLICK HERE.