Picture 12-15.

A sad sight!  This is the back of the car storage yard at Canal Station, June 3, 1948, just a few days after buses took over the Desire line.  All the route signs which can be read say Desire.  But these cars are not yet being sent to scrap.  The 820, 889, 881, and 829 are known to have survived for another two years, and the 902 served into the 1960s.  (The car at the far right is actually peeking out of the doorway to the car barn.) Photo by Otto Goessl

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