U.S. War Department
1934

Old War Department Map of New Orleans Area 1934

War Department U.S. Engineer Office Second New Orleans District Portion Below Old River Index Map

DESCRIPTION: Large, original War Department / U.S. Corps of Engineers blueprint index map from 1934 for south-eastern Louisiana including New Orleans, Donaldsonville, Baton Rouge, Mandeville, Slidell and Bay St. Louis. Names railways, numerous waterways and bodies of water, but does not show roads or highways. Includes the Bonnet Carre Floodway (completed 1931), the Harvey Locks, portions of the Intracoastal Canal (later called the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway or ICWW), Lake Borgne, Lake Ponchartrain, Barataria Bay, Atchafalaya Bay, and the Mississippi River as far south as Venice, Louisiana. Perfect for the man cave.

On this map the route shown for the Intracoastal Canal passes through Lockport, Louisiana and Bayou Terrebonne. The segment of the canal from Larose to Bourg, Louisiana to was not completed until 1949.

Dated within at bottom right to 1934. Drawn by L. Lecaze.

CREATOR: U.S. War Department

PUBLICATION DATE: 1934

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

BODY OF WATER: Gulf of Mexico

CONDITION: Good.  Solid and intact but with several repairs from the verso to close minor tears at the folds. No loss or tears. Displays well.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 39 " x 31 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 1401

PRICE: $450

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