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Lighting Lee

Lighting Lee

The White League engaged in terrorism by lighting Lee. Lighting Lee Circle Photos of Lee Circle at night. The first, set back from the monument, is a John Tibule Mendes shot taken in 1916. The second is from New Orleans Public Service, Incorporated, from 1928. Caption...

Morning Photowalk 20-May-2024 (1)

Morning Photowalk 20-May-2024 (1)

The weather's nice enough for a proper morning photowalk! Morning Photowalk for a Monday My usual Monday routine is breakfast at Wakin Bakin on Banks Street in Mid-City. I parked my car back by St. Patrick Cemetery Number One, on Canal Street. From there, I did a...

L&N 780  at New Orleans

L&N 780 at New Orleans

L&N 780 was an E7A built in April, 1945 L&N 780 - Streamliner at New Orleans Franck Studios photo of a "new streamliner" at the Louisville and Nashville terminal, Canal Street at the river. The streamers and gathered employees indicate this was one of the...

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