Pictures 194 and 195.

The intersection in the foreground of these two pictures is St. Charles and Royal Streets.  Note the big suspended “Orpheum” sign, which can be seen in some other pictures as well.  In the foreground of the upper picture, just left of center, we see one of the double truck Bill semiconvertibles on the Coliseum or Henry Clay line turning from St. Charles Street into Canal.  Compare the viewpoint in Picture 136, which shows one of these cars in almost the exact same position.  Note also the multi-seat touring car in the lower right corner of the upper picture, an early version of bus competition for the streetcars. — Acmegraph Co. (upper), J. Scordill (lower)

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