These two pictures show Perley Thomas cars awaiting departure time at the foot of Canal Street after a trip around the loop. The upper view features car 844 in 1931, and the lower shows car 818 on Monday, Sept. 3, 1934 on the Tulane Belt line. The track in the foreground of the lower picture is the outer riverbound track. Car 818 appears to be using the inner riverbound track as a third lakebound layover track, counting the regular lakebound outer and inner tracks as the first two. Compare these pictures of the Perley Thomas cars when they were only 9 and 12 years old to later pictures of the 800-900 series cars, such as Pictures 303, 317, and 324.
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