McNeill Street Pumping Station - Shreveport, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
N 32° 31.060 W 093° 45.450
15S E 428853 N 3598069
Quick Description: The McNeill Street Station is not only an ASCE Landmark, but also a National Historic Landmark as the last steam pumping station in the United States.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2019 1:31:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM11A0Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:
First, this site is now a totally free, extremely well preserved museum, staffed by volunteers and operates from private funding.
The official ASCE plaque states it was the last steam powered water equipment used in the U.S. and provided 106 years of treatment service for Shreveport. An extremely interesting location to visit, loads of history.
Location:
142 N Common St, Shreveport, LA 71101.
Coordinates given are for main entrance, not plaques which are located inside the site.


Type of structure/site: Steam powered pumping station

Date of Construction: 1887

Engineering Organization Listing: American Society of Civil Engineers

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Engineer/Architect/Builder etc.: Not listed

Secondary Web Site: Not listed

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