Picture 383.2.

The view out Canal Street from the terminal loop on the last full day of streetcar service, Saturday, May 30, 1964.  Car 814 and its leader are waiting to pull out on the inner track, while a sister car at the left prepares to navigate the loop.  Almost all the cars assigned to Canal line service, including all but three of the surviving 800s, will soon be scrapped.  (The last three 800s, and a few 900s, have already been sent off, or soon will be sent off, to museums or other private collections.)  At the right, the excavation seen is probably part of the repaving that will start soon, as the rails are removed and replaced by bus lanes.


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