Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Red River Bridges and Boats

Red River and the Murray Street bridge between Alexandria and
Pineville, La. This card is from about 1905.
Alexandria-Pineville traffic bridge about 1908.
Automobile traffic on the Alexandria side of the Murray Street
Bridge. Card is dated 1921.
4th of July celebration. Red River bridge. Circa 1915.
Bridge tender's house and shoe shine stand on Alexandria side of
Red River Bridge. Circa 1910.
Last day of the Murray Street Bridge. Before it was destroyed.  2/19/84.
O.K. Allen Bridge over Red River. Looking North.
Circa: 1940's.
The steamer "Red River"  passing through the open spans of
the Murray Street Red River bridge. A scale model of this boat is on
 display at the Louisiana History Museum in Alexandria, La.
This postcard is dated 1908.
Tug boat Mercury and unidentified steamer at dock on
the Red River near Alexandria, La. This postcard is
dated 1913.
Red River steamer "City Of Camden" loaded with cotton.
Alexandria city docks. Circa: 1917.
Greetings from Alexandria, Louisiana. Transporting cotton
on the Red River. Circa: 1910-15.