Picture 1-4.5.

New Orleans & Carrollton car 152 stands in the car barn yard with motorman and conductor at the ready to begin its day's run, probably in the 1910s.  It is signed for the Claiborne Ave. line (i.e., North Claiborne), both in the clerestory window and by the hanging sign on the dash.  The car barn has not been identified with certainty, but seems likely to be the Urquhart car barn, home for the Claiborne line.  The car is one of the second order of FB&D cars, delivered to the Canal & Claiborne RR in 1897 as numbers 50-59.  In 1899, the C&C was bought by the NO&C, and the cars were renumbered 150-159.  By the time of this picture, their vestibules had been enclosed (in 1904), and they had been converted to Pay As You Enter operation note the dash sign “Pay Conductor On Entering”.

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