Picture 9-56.

This is a mystery picture.  The notations on the back of the photo state that it was taken on March 18, 1949 as car 960 was leaving Arabella Station.  But if the date is correct, the location probably isn't, because it is understood that Arabella was divested of its rails in 1948, after the Magazine line was converted to bus.  Also, the tracks don't seem correct for Magazine Street in front of the Arabella car barn.  The scene doesn't match the known tracks around Canal Station or Carrollton Station, either.  It seems possible that these are tracks in Tchoupitoulas Street connecting into Napoleon Yard, but no map of those tracks is known, so this possibility cannot be verified.


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