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Owner: NOPSI
Model:Saint Louis Car TrolleyBuilt As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
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Notes:Trolly Coach
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NOPSI Trolleybus 1236
Title:  NOPSI Trolleybus 1236
Description:  New Orleans Public Service trolleybus 1236 had been built by the St. Louis Car Co. in 1947, so it was only about a year old when this photo was taken on the FRERET route turning from Broadway onto Burthe Street. These buses had an unusual dark and light paint job, with a red band below the windows. The FRERET streetcars had been replaced by gasoline-powered buses on 1 December 1946, trolleybuses took over on 4 September 1947 and then diesel-powered buses replaced them on 10 June 1963. (approximate date of photo)
Photo Date:  5/1/1948  Upload Date: 3/22/2020 11:47:03 AM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  ELLIOTT M. KAHN photo, J.G. LACHAUSSEE collection
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  NOPSI 1236(Trolley)
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