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Streetcars of New Orleans

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ISBN-10: 1565545680

ISBN-13: 9781565545687

Edition: 1975

Authors: Louis Hennick

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This extensively illustrated,240-page volume documents the long and colorful history of streetcartransportation in the city of New Orleans.This reprint of a 1965 volume,written by the two leading authorities on the subject, represents the completework on the subject of New Orleans traction and urban railways. Featured aresections on early city transportation, and the golden era of electric traction(1893-1926), along with technical aspects, trackage, and mileage routes.A series of maps pinpoints, fortraction enthusiasts, the locations of tracks no longer extant and providesinformation on companies that once operated the network of rails. Also includedis a special section on the types of cars…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1975
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Publication date: 1/31/1975
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

General History
Primal City Transportation
Street Railways Come of Age
The Golden Era of Electric Traction
The Decline of the Street Railway
Succession of Companies
Canal Street Down the Years
Single Truck Cars
Double Truck Cars
Service Equipment
Steam Locomotives
Track, Paving and Overhead
Powerhouses and Substations
Barns and Shops
Sewerage and Water Board
Statistics and Final Compendiums
Interesting Projected Street Railways