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Red River Raft Clearing Operations

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.

Creator Unidentified
Coverage Circa 1870s
Category History
Regions Central Louisiana, Northwest Louisiana
Time Periods Reconstruction Period
Index letter R
Medium Photograph
Repository State Library of Louisiana
Collection Name State Library of Louisiana: Photography Collection
ID Number hp002189
Copyright Copyrighted
Disclaimer Physical rights are retained by the State Library of Louisiana. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.

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