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New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

The St. Charles Line

 
 
The St,. Chalres Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, March 2, 2008
1. The St,. Chalres Line Marker
Inscription. Began service in 1835 as the Carrollton Line of the N.O. & Carrollton Railroad. Powered by steam engine, horse, and mule prior to electrification in 1893. It is the oldest continuously operated street railway line in the world.
 
Erected 1981 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Location. 29° 56.611′ N, 90° 8.028′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on South Carrollton Avenue, in the median. Click for map. Between St. Charles Ave. & Hampson St. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70118, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Carrollton (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Magnolia Lane (approx. 1.3 miles away); Seven Oaks Plantation Site (approx. 1.5 miles away); Dubreuil Concession And Levee (approx. 1.5 miles away); DeDroit Residence (approx. 1.5 miles away); Jefferson Highway (approx. 1.7 miles away); Gilbert Academy and New Orleans University (approx. 1.7 miles away); Camp Parapet (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Also see . . .  Street Cars of New Orleans - Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 1, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
The St,. Chalres Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, March 2, 2008
2. The St,. Chalres Line Marker

 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
The St. Charles Line and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Debra Zartman Boyer, September 22, 2009
3. The St. Charles Line and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,087 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee.   3. submitted on , by Debra Zartman Boyer of Mansfield, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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