Picture 12-6.

The same streetcar named Desire after it lost an argument with a large truck.  Car 888 is seen here on May 13, 1947 on Jeannette St. adjacent to Carrollton Station, where it has apparently been towed.  Yes, this end of the car looks fine, but look closely through the center window (the second picture below is an enlargement of the middle part of the upper picture).  The other end of the car is simply gone!  Rather than being repaired, the car was scrapped, the first Perley Thomas car to leave the roster. Charles Franck photo, collection of Earl Hampton

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