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.
|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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