Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

Extant Louisiana Railroad/Railway Structures

 

Recent Updates Last updated 5/9/16.

Updated towns are in red type. Contributors to this list include Tom Davidson, Brian Hadley, David Hoge, Jim Giametta, James Kelling, Elvin Klepzig, Tom Lucas, Norm Metcalf, Jason Morris, Jim Ogden, Charles Rabalais, Jon Richardson, George Simmons, Greg Slaton, Thornton Waite, and Ted Xakellis . Removed L&N Tower, New Orleans 2/28/15

 

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Abbeville

T&NO (SP)

relocated to Lafayette St.in downtown

F

museum/shop

1894

none

wood

none

Field checked 4/11

Abita Springs

GM&O

22049 Main St.

C

farmers market

 

in use

wood

 

Reported 11/15

Alexandria

T&P/MoPac

relocated downtown

M

city bus transfer depot

 

none

 

none

after depot burned bay windows, bricks, tiles used in exhibit, Field checked 4/11

Amite

Ill. Central

on site

C

municipal

 

in use

brick

CN-IC

police station, Field checked 4/11

Amite

Ill. Central

relocated on Ellis Ave. north of town, hidden by trees

C

private

1894 

none

wood

none

NOTE!  Unfriendly owner,  in poor shape, depot from Arcola, Field checked 4/16

Arcadia

Ill. Central

N. Railroad Ave.

C

museum

1910

in use

wood

KCS

Bienville Depot Association Museum, Field checked 4/11

Arcola

Ill. Central

moved to Amite

C

private

 

none

wood

none

 

Avondale

SP/UP/NOPB

west end of Huey P. Long Bridge

T

rr

 

in use

 

SP/UP/NOPB

West Bridge Jct. Tower

Baldwin

T&NO

moved to otskirts of New Iberia along U.S. 90

C

storage

 

in use

wood

UP

at sugar mill

Baton Rouge

Yazoo & Mississippi Valley (Ill. Central)

100 S. River Rd.

P

museum

1925-6

in use

brick/stone

CN-IC

two story, Louisiana Arts & Sciences Center, Field checked 8/12

Baton Rouge

Yazoo & Mississippi Valley (Ill. Central)

4 blocks south of depot

F

 

1926

in use

brick

CN-IC

?

Baton Rouge

KCS

 

C

rr

 

in use

conc.

KCS

 

Belcher

T&P

relocated across road

C

 

 

 

 

 

Field checked 4/11

Benson

KCS

relocated to median of U.S. 171 on north side of Leesville

C

for lease, former historical village

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 5/9/05

Bernice

CRI&P

relocated to park

C

museum

1899

gone

wood

none

Depot Museum, Field checked 4/11

Bogalusa

NOGN/GM&O

 

 P

 

1907

in use 

brick

 

Field checked 4/11

Bogalusa

NOGN/GM&O

 

F

 

 

in use

wood

 

Field checked 4/11

Bunkie

T&P

 

C

municipal

1911

in use

brick

UP

Two story with metal addition, Field checked 4/11

Caspiana

T&P

 

C

 

 

abandoned

wood

none

 

Castor

L&A

relocated to farm

C

hay barn, private

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 4/11

Clarks

MoPac

 

C

residence

 

 

wood

 

Field checked 4/11

Cloutierville

T&P

relocated at Little Eva Plantation

C

display

 

none

wood

none

depot from Derry and originally Natchez, Field checked 4/11

Colfax

LR&N

on site

C

business

 

in use

wood

KCS

altered, used seasonally by Louisiana Pecan Festival, Field checked 4/11

Collinston

MoPac

relocated in town

F

 

 

 

wood

 

depot from Mer Rouge, Field checked 4/11

Corbin

Baton Rouge, Hammond & Eastern (IC)

relocated along US 190 east of Hammond

C

private use at residence

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 4/16

Cotton Valley

Louisiana & Arkansas

relocated to 213 Railroad St.

C

community center

 

in use

wood

Louisiana Southern

Field checked 4/11

Coushatta

LR&N/L&A/KCS

 

C

senior center

 

 

 

 

Field checked 4/11

Covington

NOGN (GM&O)

on site

C

business

 

gone

brick

none

lawyers office, Field checked 4/11

Crowley

CSNO&P/NOT&M/MoPac

 

C

business

1907

in use

stucco

AKDN

Field checked 4/11

Cullen

L&A/KCS

on site

P

museum

 

in use

brick

Louisiana Southern

Field checked 8/11

Cullen

KCS

on site

M

rr

 

in use

wood/metal

Louisiana Southern

prefab freight office, Field checked 5/05

Cypress

T&P

relocated

C

 

 

aband.

wood

none

restored

Delhi

Ill. Central

 

C

business

 

in use

wood

 

remodeled, lawyers office, Field checked 4/11

DeQuincy

KCS

Lake Charles Ave.

C

museum

1923

in use

brick/stucco

KCS

DeQuincy Railroad Museum, Chamber of Commerce, on National Register, Field checked 4/11

DeRidder

KCS

120 S. Washington Ave.

C

museum

 

in use

brick

KCS

Beauregard Parish Museum, Field checked 5/9/05

Edgard

T&P

Moved to 8070 Main St.

C

storage

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 12/13

Elton

MoPac

moved to Ville Platte 

C

museum

 

gone

wood

none

Field checked 8/14

Eunice

S. Pacific

on site

F

museum

 

gone

wood

none

Field checked 4/11

Fenton

MoPac

relocated across Hwy. 165

C

clubhouse

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 4/11

Ferriday

MoPac

 

C

 

 

in use

wood

 

shingle siding

Fisher

KCS

on site

C

library

 

in use

brick

KCS

Field Checked 4/11

Florien

KCS

relocated across street

C

business

 

nearby

wood

KCS

restored, Field checked 4/11

Gibsland

Louisiana and North West

on site

C

unused

 

in use

wood

LNW

Endangered! Field checked 4/12

Gibsland

Louisiana and North West

on site

Sh

rr

 

in use

metal

LNW

two stall prefab, Field checked 8/01

Glynn

T&P

relocated to Hwy 982

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 4/11

Gonzales

KCS

moved to S.R. 30, 3/4 mi. north of I-10

C

municipal

 

in use

wood

KCS

welcome center, Chamber of Commerce

Gretna (New Orleans)

T&P

739 3rd St./Huey Long Ave.

C

museum

 

in use

brick 

UP

Louisiana Railroad Museum, Field checked 3/10

Gretna

T&P

 

Sh

business

 

 

 

 

 

Gretna

S. Pacific

739 4th St.

F

municipal

 

 

 

 

Gretna Welcome Center, Field checked 3/10

Hammond

Ill. Central

NW Railroad Ave.

C

municipal/rr

1912

in use

brick

CN-IC

Amtrak stop, city offices, Field checked 3/06

Hammond

Ill. Central

4 blocks south of 1912 depot

C

business

1927 

in use 

wood

CN-IC

modified

Hammond

Ill. Central (BRH&E)

relocated east of town on US 190

C

private use at residence

 

none

wood

none

Depot from Corbin, Field checked 4/16

Haynesville

Louisiana and North West

on site

C

business

 

in use

brick

LNW

Field checked 8/04

Hodge

CRI&P/NL&G

at junction

C

rr

 

in use

brick

KCS

Field checked 5/9/05

Independence

Ill. Central

 

C

 

 

in use

brick

CN-IC

 

Iota

S. Pacific

relocated to Carenco (Lafayette), on Hector Connoly Rd.

C

 

 

none

wood

none

Reported 8/15

Jones

MoPac

relocated in town

C

part of cotton gin

 

none

wood

none

 

Kenner

Ill. Central

 

P

municipal

 

in use

brick

CN-IC

 

Lafayette

T&NO

133 E. Grant St.

C

future transit center

c1912

in use

brick

 

being rebuilt from remains, Amtrak stop

Lake Charles

T&NO

433 Railroad Ave.

P

rr

 

in use

 

Amtrak

Amtrak stop

Lecompte

Red River and Gulf RR

relocated

C

hay barn

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 11/12

Leesville

KCS

on site

C

former museum

1916

in use

brick/stucco

KCS

Museum of West Louisiana, Field checked 5/9/05

Leesville

AT&SF

relocated to Museum of West Louisiana

M

museum

 

 

wood

 

section foreman's residence from Cravens

Leesville

KCS

relocated to north side in median of U.S. 171

C

for lease

 

none

wood

none

depot from Benson, Field checked 5/9/05

Lettsworth

T&P

moved

C

storage

 

none

wood

none

 

Mansfield

KCS

on site

C

vacant

1927

in use

brick

KCS

modified, in poor condition, Field checked 2/12

Mansura

La Ry & Nav.

 

C

municipal

1924

in use

brick/wood

KCS

 

Many

KCS

750 W. Georgia Ave.

C

vacant

1929

in use

brick

KCS

former senior center, Field checked 9/14

Marthaville

T&P

 

M

private

 

 

wood

 

railroad hotel

Mer Rouge

MoPac

relocated to Collinston

F

 

 

none

wood

none

 

Minden

Louisiana & Arkansas

on site

Sh

business

1923

in use

brick

Louisiana Southern

locomotive shop and other buildings, Field checked 5/06

Monroe

Ill. Central

Ouachita River

B

rr

 

in use

 

KCS

 

Monroe

MoPac

 

C

business

 

in use

brick

UP

appliance store

Monroe

MoPac

Bayou de Siard, north side of town

B

rr

 

in use

 

UP

 

Monroe

A&LM

Bayou de Siard, north side of town

B

rr

 

in use

 

A&LM

 

Montgomery

LR&N

relocated to town ball park

C

municipal

 

none

wood

none

community center

Nachitoches

T&P

6th Street(Railroad Ave.)

C

 

1926

in use

brick

UP

poor condition Endangered! Hopefully to be restored. Field checked 9/14

Nachitoches

T&P

2 blocks east of 1926 depot

C

municipal

 

in use

 

UP

city offices, Field checked 9/14

Natchez

T&P

moved to Cloutierville

C

display

 

none

wood

none

 

New Iberia

T&NO

Washington St.

C

rr

c1900

in use

brick

LD

offices for Louisiana & Delta Railroad, Amtrak stop, Field checked 8/14

New Orleans

NOUPT

1001 Loyola Ave.

P

rr

1954 

in use

 

Amtrak

Field checked 2/07

New Orleans (Gretna)

T&P

3rd St./Huey Long Ave.

P

museum

 

in use

 

UP

Louisiana State Railroad Museum

New Orleans

NOUPT

at Union Station

T

rr

 

in use

brick

Amtrak

Clara St. Tower

New Orleans

NOPB/IC/SRR

east end of Huey P. Long Bridge

T

rr

 

in use

 

CN-IC/NS/NOPB

East Bridge Jct. Tower

New Orleans

Louisiana Southern (SRR)

1201 St. Louis St.

F

offices

1904

 

 

 

3 story, modernized 1945, on National Register, Field checked 2004

New Orleans

L&N

Industrial Canal, just west of Gentilly Yard, east side of town

T

rr

 

in use

brick

CSX

controls lift bridge and NOPB/CSX interlocking

New Orleans

L&N/SRR

about 1 mi. west of Industrial Canal

T

closed

 

in use

brick

CSX

NE Tower

New Orleans

 

east side of town

T

closed

 

in use

brick

NOUPT/NS

East City Tower

New Orleans

L&N

Industrial Canal, east edge of downtown

B

rr

 

in use

steel

CSX

lift bridge

New Orleans

New Orleans Public Belt

Mississippi River

B

rr/hwy.

1933

in use

steel

UP/BNSF

through truss/deck girder, 4.4 miles long

New Orleans

 

Tchoupitoulas St.

Rh

 

 

 

 

 

Reported 2/10

Oak Grove

MoPac

relocated a few blocks

C

restaurant

 

in use

wood

UP

Field checked 5/10

Oak Ridge

MoPac

moved to nearby farm

C

storage

 

none

wood

none

Reported 5/11

Oil City

KCS

relocated

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Caddo-Pine Island Oil Museum

Opelousas

MoPac

relocated to Le Vieux Village, 828 E. Landry

F

display

 

none

wood

none

 

Paradis

S. Pacific

relocated across tracks

C

storage

 

nearby

wood

 

 

Patoutville

T&NO

at sugar mill

C

business

 

in use

wood

UP

moved from Baldwin

Plaquemine

T&P

on site

C

business

 

in use

brick

UP

flea market

Ponchatoula

Ill. Central

 

C

business

 

in use

brick

CN-IC

 

Port Allen

T&P

moved back trackside

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

The Depot, visitors center

Powhatan

T&P

 

C

business

 

 

wood

 

 

Rosedale

T&P

moved back from trackside about 25 yards

C

school

 

in use

wood

UP

slightly modified

Ruston

CRI&P

 

C

business

 

 

brick

 

bank

Ruston

Ill. Central (Vicksburg, Shreveport & Pacific)

on site, downtown

C

business

c1900

in use

wood

CN-IC

restaurant

Ruston

Ill. Central

 

C

 

 

in use

concrete

CN-IC

 

Ruston

 

 

M

business

 

in use

 

CN-IC

railroad hotel

St. James

T&P

moved back from track about 50 yards

C

storage

 

in use

wood

UP

at sugar cane mill

Schriever

T&NO

S.R. 20/Rt. 24

C

rr

 

in use

 

BNSF

Amtrak stop

Shreveport

Central Station (Louisiana & Arkansas)

 adjacent to I 20

P

  business

1911

gone

brick 

 none

 also used by SLSW, two story, Field checked 5/09

Shreveport

SLSW

on site

Y

vacant

 

in use

wood

 

yard tower, Field checked 5/06

Shreveport

SLSW

on site

Y

rr

 

in use

wood

 

yard office, Field checked 5/06

Shreveport

SLSW

in yard

Tt

rr

 

in use

steel

UP

Field checked 2/09

Shreveport

KCS

Red River

B

rr

 

in use

 

KCS

 

Shreveport

T&P

Common St.

P

vacant

1942

 

stone block

 

two story, Endangered!

Slidell

Southern (New Orleans & Northeastern)

1809/1827 Front St.?

C

business/rr

1913, 1903?

in use

brick

 

Amtrak stop, renovated

Sorrento

LR&N

relocated on E. Third St.

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 12/13

Spring Hill

Louisiana & Arkansas

400 N. Giles

C

Chamber of Commerce

 

gone

brick

none

roof modified, Field checked 5/06

Sulphur

T&NO

relocated to Frasch Park, 900 S. Huntington

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Brimstone Museum

Vallier

SP

east of Texico refinery, 50 yds south of tracks, on original site

C

 

 

in use

wood

BNSF

Paridis depot

Vidalia

MoPac

 

O

 

 

in use

prefab

 

 

Vidalia

MoPac

Mississippi River

B

rr

 

in use

 

 

 

Ville Platte

MoPac

relocated to 205 Railroad St.

C

museum

 

 

Wood

 

depot from Elton, Swamp Pop Museum, Field checked 8/14

Vivian

KCS

 

C

museum

1921

in use

brick

KCS

 

Winnfield

Louisian & Arkansas

499 E. Main

C

museum

 

in use

wood

Louisiana Southern

Louisiana Political Museum, Field checked 5/06

Winnsboro

MoPac

 

C

 

 

gone

brick

none

 

Zachary

Ill. Central

 

C

business

1885

in use

wood

CN-IC

remodeled twice by railroad

Zwolle

KCS

on site

C

museum

1914

in use

wood

KCS

Field checked 9/14

Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

 

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