These three transfers, from the Canal Belt, City Park, and North Claiborne lines, date from the same period as the Broadway transfer in the previous picture. Louis Hennick has estimated that this type was put into service about the time of the end of the 1929 strike, and continued in use until superseded by the multi-coupon type in the following pictures, probably in the mid-1930s. The biggest departure from previous transfers is the method of indicating the time as the latest time showing when the transfer was torn off. This was much faster for the conductor or bus operator than punching the time indicators. Note how all possible transfer points are listed on the face of the coupon, plus options From BARN, To BARN, CAR to CAR, and EMERGENCY. Presumably, the conductor could punch one of those to validate it when the situation arose.
The list of transfer points on the Canal Belt transfer is interesting. One of the points listed, Esplanade at Bourbon, was not on the usual Canal Belt route. Perhaps that transfer point might be useful if the cars were detoured, such as for a parade. — Collection of the author (Canal Belt) and of Louis Hennick (City Park and Claiborne)
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