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Ruston in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

V. S. & P. Railroad Depot

V. S. & P. Railroad Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Wesley Harris, April 29, 2015
1. V. S. & P. Railroad Depot Marker
Inscription.  Vicksburg, Shreveport and Pacific Railroad Company passenger and freight depot. Built in 1883 as tracks were laid from Monroe and Shreveport. It drew the population center away from Vienna resulting in the town of Ruston.
Erected 1976 by Lincoln Parish American Bicentennial Committe.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
Location. 32° 31.69′ N, 92° 38.282′ W. Marker is in Ruston, Louisiana, in Lincoln Parish. Marker is at the intersection of North Vienna Street (U.S. 167) and East Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Vienna Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 93 E Railroad Ave, Ruston LA 71270, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); West Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Louisiana Chautauqua (approx. 1.7 miles away); Vienna (approx. 4.3 miles away); Old Wire Road (approx. 4.4 miles
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away); Henry Louis Dyer (approx. 4½ miles away); Mr. Levis Jackson (approx. 4½ miles away); Tommy Lee Agee (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ruston.
Regarding V. S. & P. Railroad Depot. The depot was removed several years ago. A food truck park now occupies the site.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2022, by Wesley Harris of Ruston, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 40 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 19, 2022, by Wesley Harris of Ruston, Louisiana. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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