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Shreveport, Louisiana: Shreveport Water Works Museum

Built in 1887, it's the only intact steam-powered water works in the United States. Wander among the Steampunk-esque machinery, pull a handle and trigger a steam-powered whistle.

142 N. Common St., Shreveport, LA
Northwest of downtown. From US-71/N. Market St. turn west at the stoplight onto N. Common St. Drive a half-mile to the Water Works entrance, on the left.
Tu-Sa 10-4, Su 12-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Waterworks Museum.

Rare Steam-Powered Water Works Museum

An engineering marvel from over 130 years ago, and an official National Historic Landmark. The only intact steam-powered water works in the United States. Admission is free. Visitors can pull a handle and trigger a steam-powered whistle.

[Patsy Lewis, 11/21/2021]

Toot-toot. Alternative energy! Infrastructure!

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