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View of the Red River Raft in the 1870s

Consisting of cedar, cypress, and petrified wood, the Red River raft blocked navigation for nearly one hundred miles. Its removal encouraged new settlement in northwestern Louisiana and eastern Texas.

Creator Unidentified
Coverage circa 1870s
Category Geography, 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 hp002187
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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