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Desire Line 1978

Desire Line 1978

The Desire line operated as bus service in 1978. Desire Line Photo of a NOPSI bus on the Desire line in 1978. Here's Aaron's caption from Vintage New Orleans Transit: Inbound NOPSI Flxible New Look bus 325, a Streetbus Named Desire-Florida, crosses Saint Ann Street on...

Krauss Discount Shoes 1955

Krauss Discount Shoes 1955

Krauss discount shoes, a staple of the department store. Krauss discount shoes Ad in the Times-Picayune, 27-March-1955, for Krauss Department Store. Krauss announced a new "Discount Shoe Department" here, in a Sunday edition of Da Paper. While I usually prefer to make...

St Aloysius Academy 1875 @BMHSCrusaders

St Aloysius Academy 1875 @BMHSCrusaders

St. Aloysius Academy advertises in the Daily Picayune in 1875. St. Aloysius Academy Ad in the Daily Picayune, 19-September-1875, for St. Aloysius Academy. The school opened for the 1869 school term in 1869. The first campus was a house on the corner of Chartres and...

Canal Line layover 1947 #StreetcarSaturday

Canal Line layover 1947 #StreetcarSaturday

The Canal line layover, on City Park Avenue by Greenwood Cemetery, 1947. Canal Line layover Here's Michael Palmieri's caption to this Elliott M. Kahn photo. NOPSI 843 - NEW ORLEANS - 25 FEB 1947 - ELLIOTT M. KAHN image New Orleans Public Service CEMETERIES LINE car...

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