Shoring and Leveling in New Orleans; A Pictorial History

New Orleans’ Shoring, as a literary topic, may seem a little dry. But the photographic history of shoring companies in the Crescent City is anything but.


In business since 1840, Abry Brothers’ – a historic New Orleans Shoring contractor – has a wealth of historic photographs.  These photographs serve to document the evolution of the shoring industry and the family who has been raising homes in New Orleans for over 170 years.