Gouldsboro Rail Car Transfer Ferry

Gouldsboro Rail Car Transfer Ferry (HM2E0I)

Location: Gretna, LA 70053 Jefferson Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 56.18', W 90° 3.224'

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Ferry operated from 1898 to 1942 with two transfer boats. One, the Gouldsboro, named for railroad magnate Jay Gould, was built in 1863 as the Federal Monitor Chickasaw and saw action at the Battle of Mobile Bay.
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HM NumberHM2E0I
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Year Placed2004
Placed ByCity of Gretna
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Date Added Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 at 7:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 784405 N 3315381
Decimal Degrees29.93633333, -90.05373333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 56.18', W 90° 3.224'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 56' 10.8" N, 90° 3' 13.44" W
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Area Code(s)504, 985
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600 Magellan St, Gretna LA 70053, US
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