By John A. Agan
Minden thrived commercially, with fiscal achieve centralized in Bayou Dorcheat, which was once composed of separate landings performing as delivery issues for items coming from a lot of northern Louisiana. Industries like cotton farming and the Minden Lumber Mill, shaped in 1901 as one of many greatest turbines within the usa on the time, brought on the town's inhabitants to just about double in exactly ten years. below the management of serious males like E.S. Richardson, Minden additionally turned a version for different cities of comparable measurement within the box of schooling. even as, disastrous fires, a catastrophic twister, and the devastation of the steamboat alternate on Bayou Dorcheat by means of the arriving of the railroad challenged the neighborhood within the ever-changing 20th century.
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