Picture 16-1.7.

Here is car 897 in the yard at Canal Station on Aug. 28, 1949, signed for the Gentilly route, with a Race Track destination sign.  Neither sign can be real.  The Gentilly line went to buses July 17, 1948, just a couple of months after Desire did.  As for the Race Track destination sign, who knows when it was last used in operations.  Notice the trolley coaches in the background.  TC service operating from Canal Station on the City Park line began April 3, 1949, and on St. Claude on Nov. 6, 1949. Otto A. Goessl photograph

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