The First Bridge Across Bayou Plaquemine for Public Use Connected Plaquemine with Turnerville (completed June 1898)
Plaquemine’s Second Public Bridge Across Bayou Plaquemine Completed in 1908  - It replaced the first bridge that was destr...
The third and last bridge over Bayou Plaquemine was completed in 1950. The top part of the bridge was eventually removed. ...
This picture was taken on May 26, 1950 when the new bridge was completed and before the old car bridge was dismantled.
View of Plaquemine From Bayou Plaquemine (1912)
Ice in the Mississippi River at Plaquemine (1899)
Building of the Carrie B. Schwing Steamboat (late 1903)
Carrie B. Schwing
The Carrie B. Schwing was the largest boat that was ever built in Plaquemine. It was one hundred and twenty five feet long...
The second Carrie B. Schwing was built after the first Carrie B. Schwing burned and sank in Bayou Natchez on February 28, ...
Riverboat Scene
Poly S. Ferry Boat, owned by John Schexnaildre, was capable of carrying 6 cars across the Mississippi River. (1927)
Charles Spedale Ferry Boat, the “Amelia”, was used to cross the Mississippi River in 1934.
Airboat on Bayou Plaquemine (1950’s)
Bayou Pigeon (February 1941)  Left to Right: Johnnie Setton, Sr., Nolan Setton and Clement Landry
The Golden Fleece was used in the movie “Band of Angels” with Clark Gable and Yvonne DeCarlo. This picture was taken at Pl...
“ Vulcan” in Bayou Plaquemine (1940)
Dredge Boats in Bayou Plaquemine (1940’s)
The “Captain Joe” traveled the Mississippi River during the 1940’s.
Dr. F. J. Kearny’s Boat Getting Ready to Go Down Bayou Plaquemine to Get Palms for Palm Sunday Service at the St. John The...
Government Boat in the Bayou
Man Living in Hut in Back of the Levee (circa 1950)
Tug Boat Positioning to Enter the Lock
Ships Traveling on the Mississippi River
The “Esso” On The Mississippi River Near Plaquemine
 
 
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  1. 1. The First Bridge Across Bayou Plaquemine for Public Use Connected Plaquemine with Turnerville (completed June 1898)
  2. 2. Plaquemine’s Second Public Bridge Across Bayou Plaquemine Completed in 1908 - It replaced the first bridge that was destroyed by fire in July of 1905.
  3. 3. The third and last bridge over Bayou Plaquemine was completed in 1950. The top part of the bridge was eventually removed. Click to Enlarge Pictures (Do not click in automatic play mode)
  4. 4. This picture was taken on May 26, 1950 when the new bridge was completed and before the old car bridge was dismantled.
  5. 5. View of Plaquemine From Bayou Plaquemine (1912)
  6. 6. Ice in the Mississippi River at Plaquemine (1899)
  7. 7. Building of the Carrie B. Schwing Steamboat (late 1903)
  8. 8. Carrie B. Schwing
  9. 9. The Carrie B. Schwing was the largest boat that was ever built in Plaquemine. It was one hundred and twenty five feet long and twenty one feet wide. It was launched on March 22, 1904.
  10. 10. The second Carrie B. Schwing was built after the first Carrie B. Schwing burned and sank in Bayou Natchez on February 28, 1912. It was used as a towing boat as well as a pleasure boat.
  11. 11. Riverboat Scene
  12. 12. Poly S. Ferry Boat, owned by John Schexnaildre, was capable of carrying 6 cars across the Mississippi River. (1927)
  13. 13. Charles Spedale Ferry Boat, the “Amelia”, was used to cross the Mississippi River in 1934.
  14. 14. Airboat on Bayou Plaquemine (1950’s)
  15. 15. Bayou Pigeon (February 1941) Left to Right: Johnnie Setton, Sr., Nolan Setton and Clement Landry
  16. 16. The Golden Fleece was used in the movie “Band of Angels” with Clark Gable and Yvonne DeCarlo. This picture was taken at Plaquemine Point in 1957.
  17. 17. “ Vulcan” in Bayou Plaquemine (1940)
  18. 18. Dredge Boats in Bayou Plaquemine (1940’s)
  19. 19. The “Captain Joe” traveled the Mississippi River during the 1940’s.
  20. 20. Dr. F. J. Kearny’s Boat Getting Ready to Go Down Bayou Plaquemine to Get Palms for Palm Sunday Service at the St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church (date unknown) (Rev. Gerald W. Bosch, far left, and Dr. Kearny standing next to him on stern of boat)
  21. 21. Government Boat in the Bayou
  22. 22. Man Living in Hut in Back of the Levee (circa 1950)
  23. 23. Tug Boat Positioning to Enter the Lock
  24. 24. Ships Traveling on the Mississippi River
  25. 25. The “Esso” On The Mississippi River Near Plaquemine

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