Here are a few pictures of train tracks in Abita Springs, circa 1980, from the http://rrpicturearchives.net webpage. Click on the images to make them larger.
Locomotive passing in front of ABC Grocery
Downtown Abita Springs in 1978
Railroad trestle bridge over the Abita River 1983
Locomotive passing by the Hoffman Road railcar siding
The train tracks south of Abita Springs (now Tammany Trace)