The Red Streetcar

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New Orleans' Canal Street Car Line

The Red Streetcar

LUMIX G-10, ISO 100, 14 mm, f/22, 13.0 s, AWB

The New Orleans red streetcar line runs on Canal Street and it dates back to 1861 when it was a horse-drawn system throughout the city.  Now, it is the city’s most up-to-date streetcar system equipped with air conditioning.

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There goes the Streetcar

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Saint Charles Avenue Streetcar Line

There goes the Streetcar

ISO 400, 39mm, f/5.5, 1/30, AWB

The Saint Charles Avenue Streetcar has been captured by many New Orleans’ visitors and it is recognized as the oldest continuously operating street railway system in the world.     Also the inspiration for Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire”