At its widest point, the Red River “raft” in northwestern Louisiana spanned an almost 160-mile portion of the river. Captain Henry M. Shreve initiated the removal of the raft in the 1830s.
|Regions||Central Louisiana, Northwest Louisiana|
|Time Periods||Reconstruction Period|
|Repository||State Library of Louisiana|
|Collection Name||State Library of Louisiana: Photography Collection|
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