Pictures 281 and 281.5.

It is March 1964, and the Canal line will soon cease streetcar operations.  But until it does, Canal Station continues to maintain the car fleet in good operating condition.  These two photos appear to show the same scene from opposite directions; the lower is facing Canal Street.  Cars 827 and 804 rest over the inspection pits inside Canal Station's venerable car barn.  We see a GMC bus on the right behind the streetcars, and another bus on the far side of 827.  Note the arched girders supporting the roof of the building.  When the old car barn was taken down in 1992, these were salvaged, and were again erected when the Canal line was restored in 2004, as can be seen in Picture 456.



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