Shreveport Water Works Museum

142 N. Common St., Shreveport, LA 71101
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The museum is a rare, intact steam powered water works that dates from 1887 where rare steam engines and examples of the evolution of water purification can be seen. It was America's last operating steam powered municipal water works when the steam pumps were finally retired in 1980. A National Historic Landmark and a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.Call for hours of operation.

There is also a small railroad museum on site that showcases the power of steam for transportation.


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