Roy's Postcards: 1983/06/03


Driving in from the airport, we passed St. Charles and saw these trolleys in action; full of people.

It is extremely humid at 88°, so we are enjoying most interesting weather. The flight was uneventful. I took Sam and Jennifer Lee out for dinner tonight.

Postcard back:

Built in 1923-24, the last "conventional" street cars in regular service in the U.S., operate on the St. Charles line. Railed vehicles first appeared on this line in 1835, and electric trolleys in 1893.

Color photo by Grant L. Robertson

Leonard's comments:

Love this streetcar. The ads on it are for different brands of Scotch, in case you forgot you were in New Orleans.

See also: new-orleans

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