The Lorrain Bridge has prolonged been a favorite of photographers in a Lake Area. There are fewer places in Southwest Louisiana some-more poetic than a bridge, located on Lacassine Bayou between a communities of Lacassine and Bell City. The strange overpass was built in a 1800s when a Lorrain family arrived from France.
Tony Zaunbrecher lives tighten by.
“People find it so removed now, though they can’t suppose this place was humming with people entrance in and out and tiny boats entrance in and out, entrance adult for a products streamer to New Orleans and Galveston,” pronounced Tony.
The stream overpass was built in 2004 and is a backdrop for Calcasieu Parish’s Lorrain park. Many internal residents come here to meditate, take photographs, even get married.
Judy Zaunbrecher is a descendent of a strange Lorrain family.
“At times, a lagoon will go upstream, depending on a H2O level. So this run can go both ways,” pronounced Judy. “When people come to revisit us, they find that fascinating. They also suffer a cypress knees that come up. The knees themselves are poignant of a tree that we only don’t find everywhere.”
“I consider what we see is what people find here,” pronounced Tony. “It’s really quiet. You hear birds. The trees are beautiful. The Spanish moss is really romantic.”
Since it is so singular in pattern and construction, a overpass is being deliberate for chain on a National Register of Historic Sites.
If you’d like to see some-more of a overpass adult close, you’ll wish to take partial in a 5K Bayou Run during a Lorrain bridge. It will be hold Saturday, Oct. 12 during 8 a.m. It advantages a building account during St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Bell City. For some-more information, call Judy Zaunbrecher during 337-274-9094.
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