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Doesn’t she rumble

January 19, 2018 4:00 PM
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Paula Burch-Celentano pburch@tulane.edu
  

 

 

A streetcar rolls down Canal Street past Elk Place, near Tulane’s downtown campus. Streetcar service began in New Orleans in 1861, with horse-drawn streetcars on several routes throughout the city. The Canal Line was the first to become electrified, beginning in July 1894.