THE GS TRAM SITE

NEW ORLEANS

LOUISIANA

US flag

30 May 1964

The New Orleans streetcar system after the abandonment of service on Canal Street, leaving only the St. Charles line.

VIDEOS

New Orleans traditional streetcars video New Orleans streetcars on the St Charles route video
Above: YouTubeCA video - New Orleans St. Charles Streetcar Line - Length: 12:13 mins. Above: YouTubeCA video - New Orleans Streetcar (NORTA): St. Charles Line (Line 12) -- FULL RIDE! - Length: 47:13 mins.

PHOTO

New Orleans traditional streetcar

Diego Delso CC-BY-SA


MAP

New Orleans Streetcar map



I created the above map by overlaying an OpenStreetMap (OSM) map with my own data. Copyright on the OSM map is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM map used as a template for this map corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.


STREETCAR ROUTE

Operator: New Orleans Public Service Incorporated (NOPSI)

SC St. Charles Canal St. - St. Charles Av. - S. Carrollton Av. - S. Claiborne Av.

NB: The two-letter route designation SC is for convenience only, and was not used by the operator.


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE


SOURCES

PRINT

WIKIS

WEB SITES


Also, many thanks to Mr Russell Powers of Lone Tree, CO, USA, for kindly sending me copious amounts of information and documents concerning the history of the New Orleans streetcar system.



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