Pictures 21C-1 and 21C-1.2.

For many years, the New Orleans & Carrollton RR identified its three lines by colors: green for the Carrollton main line, which later became the St. Charles line; yellow for the Napoleon line; and red for the Jackson line.  Car bodies were painted in those colors, and even tickets and transfers were printed in those colors.  Here are two examples of transfers used about 1893, when these lines were electrified.  The obverse features a sketch of the company's first electric cars, while the reverse shows an 1833 train; the latter might, or might not, have run on the early NO&C RR. Collection of Louis Hennick





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