Picture 10.

This is the New Orleans City RR turntable at Decatur and Canal Streets, for the French Market and Levee & Barracks horsecar lines, probably some time in the 1870s.  There is a blurred horsecar, probably being turned on the turntable, just to our right from the starter's house.  This is perhaps the most plain starter's house of the several on Canal Street.  To our right are the through tracks of the Tchoupitoulas* line of the Crescent City RR.  The custom house is still not quite completed; compare its roof in Picture 11. — S. T. Blessing
*Pronounced “chop-i-too-lus”.


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