Pineville Photographs: Past and Present

Welcome to Pineville, Louisiana

Tree City USA

Louisiana's Cleanest City in 2008 and 2010

Bird Sanctuary

(photo by the author)

Welcome to Pineville, Louisiana

"Freedom is Not Free"

Korean War Memorial, Kees Park

Pineville, Louisiana

(photo courtesy of the Crossroads Chapter 205 of the Korean War Veterans Association)

Korean War Memorial, Pineville, Louisiana

Fort Buhlow Bridge construction, with the old O.K. Allen Bridge in the background (2012)

(photo courtesy of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

Fort Buhlow Bridge construction, with the old O.K. Allen Bridge in the background (2012)

Rapides Cemetery, November, 2011

(photo by the author)

Rapides Cemetery, November, 2011, along the banks of the Red River in Pineville, Louisiana

Sandy Canyon, near Lake Buhlow, Pineville, Louisiana, November of 1954.

Near current location of Pineville High School and "Rebel Hill"

(photo by the author)

Sandy Canyon, Pineville, Louisiana, November, 1954

Main Street, Pineville, Louisiana, showing Economy Grocery store and the Masonic Hall on the left, Berwick Drug Store in the middle, and Eddies Bar-B-Q on the right.

Photo taken around 1967 just before the two buildings on the right were demolished.

(photo courtesy of the Louisiana History Museum)

Main Street, Pineville, Louisiana, showing Economy Grocery store and the Masonic Hall on the left, Berwick Drug Store in the middle, and Eddies Bar-B-Q on the right.

The Last Day of the Murray Street Bridge, 1984

Looking east towards Pineville

(photo courtesy of the Louisiana History Museum)

The Last Day of the Murray Street Bridge, 1984

Submitted by Bill King, Houston, Bolton Class of 1953

Pineville Grammar School photo class of 1947.

Names of many of the students in the photo can be found on the second photo.

The teacher is thought to be Mrs. Stafford Kees (but not certain).

Pineville Grammar School class ... click to enlarge
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Barron's Store, Pineville, Louisiana

(photo courtesy of the Louisiana History Museum)

Barron's Store, Pineville, Louisiana

The  remains of the Walter Luker Furniture Store & Murray Brothers Store, Main Street, Pineville, Louisiana after the tornado of April 4, 1923

(photo courtesy of the Louisiana History Museum)

The remains of the Walter Luker Furniture Store & Murray Brothers Store, Main Street, Pineville, Louisiana after the tornado of April 4, 1923
Special thanks to Brenda Mills for providing this very old postcard of the Pineville flood for the enjoyment of all Retrospective viewers!

Pineville Louisiana flooding from the Red River


Historic Postcards of Pineville Louisiana

First Baptist Church, Main Street, Pineville, Louisiana
First Baptist Church, Main Street, Pineville, Louisiana
Alexandria Hall at Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana
Alexandria Hall at Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana
Huey Long Charity Hospital, Pineville, Louisiana
Huey Long Charity Hospital, Pineville, Louisiana

Central Louisiana State Hospital, Pineville, Louisiana

Central Louisiana State Hospital, Pineville, Louisiana
O. K. Allen Bridge over the Red River, connecting Pineville and Alexandria, Louisiana
O. K. Allen Bridge over the Red River, connecting Pineville and Alexandria, Louisiana
O. K. Allen Bridge over the Red River, connecting Pineville and Alexandria, Louisiana
O. K. Allen Bridge over the Red River, connecting Pineville and Alexandria, Louisiana

Traffic Bridge over the Red River, seen from Pineville, Louisiana, looking west towards Alexandria.

Connected Main Street in Pineville with Murray Street in Alexandria

Traffic Bridge over the Red River, seen from Pineville, Louisiana, looking west towards Alexandria.
Doctors' Quarters at U. S. Veterans' Hospital, Pineville, Louisiana
Doctors' Quarters at U. S. Veterans' Hospital, Pineville, Louisiana
U. S. Veterans' Hospital, Pineville, Louisiana
U. S. Veterans' Hospital, Pineville, Louisiana
Nurses Quarters at the U. S. Veterans' (VA) Hospital, Pineville, Louisiana
Nurses Quarters at the U. S. Veterans' (VA) Hospital, Pineville, Louisiana
U. S. Veterans' Hospital, Pineville, Louisiana
U. S. Veterans' Hospital, Pineville, Louisiana
Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery, Pineville, Louisiana
Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery, Pineville, Louisiana
National Cemetery, Pineville, Louisiana
National Cemetery, Pineville, Louisiana