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Earl Hampton's Collection
 
10/22/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Earl Hampton
Dates:1/1/2000 - 5/26/2007
Album Info:These photos show the green Perley Thomas cars put into service on Canal St. after hurricane Katrina. New red cars are still one year away from being returned to Canal St. I am also including some red cars before renovation. Also adding earlier red car operation which based at Carrollton Barn.
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VonDullen streetcar 2001 passes the 947 on its way to Canal St.
Title:  VonDullen streetcar 2001 passes the 947 on its way to Canal St.
Description:  Not sure of the date, but first homemade Canal car 2001 passes 947 on its way to operate the Canal shuttle which ran between Baronne & the river.
Photo Date:  3/1/1998  Upload Date: 12/20/2007 5:36:47 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
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VonDullen streetcar 460 returning to Carrollton Barn after a days work
Title:  VonDullen streetcar 460 returning to Carrollton Barn after a days work
Description:  After a day's run on the Riverfront line, 460 returns to Carrollton Barn. Riverfront, Canal shuttle and St. Charles shared space at Carrollton.
Photo Date:  4/1/2000  Upload Date: 12/20/2007 5:39:41 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
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Streetcar 29 undergoing renovation in 2003
Title:  Streetcar 29 undergoing renovation in 2003
Description:  After the Mardi Gras celebration, car 29 was returning to Carrollton Barn one night when the controller caught fire. Photo shows the meticulous renovation done. Other photo of 29 shows finished product.
Photo Date:  6/1/2003  Upload Date: 12/20/2007 5:40:29 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
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NORTA 2014 and 2006 pass at Camp & Canal 6/4/2004
Title:  NORTA 2014 and 2006 pass at Camp & Canal 6/4/2004
Description:  Shortly after Canal line reopened in April, I caught these two VonDullens passing on Canal. It is one of my favorite shots and was used as the cover of my recently published book "Streetcars of New Orleans 1964-Present". Email me if you want a signed copy!!
Photo Date:  6/4/2004  Upload Date: 3/13/2008 12:23:08 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  NORTA 2014(Trolley)
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VonDullen streetcar 2011 is sanded and ready for a paint job
Title:  VonDullen streetcar 2011 is sanded and ready for a paint job
Description:  2011's last run was No 5 on the Cemeteries line altho signs say Riverfront French Mkt. That destination is one end of the line, Cemeteries the other
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 12/18/2007 6:46:18 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
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Views:  152   Comments: 0
NORTA streetcar 2012
Title:  NORTA streetcar 2012
Description:  VonDullen car 2012 has gotten a fresh coat of red paint and awaits electrical equipment at Carrollton Barn
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/7/2007 5:00:18 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
Categories:  Transit
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Views:  233   Comments: 0
Streetcar 2015 waiting its turn for paint
Title:  Streetcar 2015 waiting its turn for paint
Description:  VonDullen car 2015 has been pressure washed and ready for sanding and paint. Motors and controls are coming in 2008.
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 12/18/2007 6:46:39 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
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Views:  120   Comments: 0
Streetcar 2022 is next to be sanded
Title:  Streetcar 2022 is next to be sanded
Description:  2022 is next in line for sanding and paint. These will be running by mid to late 2008.
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 12/18/2007 6:47:05 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  NORTA 2022(Trolley)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
Streetcar 29 at Carrollton Barn
Title:  Streetcar 29 at Carrollton Barn
Description:  Oldest car on the property, 29 is primarily a work car seen very infrequently, and not since Katrina.
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/8/2007 4:58:58 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
Categories:  Transit
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Streetcar 924 NORTA 450 looking forlorn and forgotten May 2007 compare to other photo in 1988.
Title:  Streetcar 924 NORTA 450 looking forlorn and forgotten May 2007 compare to other photo in 1988.
Description:  However it is not, funds may be raised next year for renovation by a new group NO Street Ry Assn.
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 12/18/2007 6:47:50 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  NORTA 450(Trolley)
Views:  236   Comments: 0
Streetcar X-NOPSI 924 NORTA 450's dedication day July 14, 1988
Title:  Streetcar X-NOPSI 924 NORTA 450's dedication day July 14, 1988
Description:  450 after dedication on July 14, 1988 ran on wide guage trucks for a day to show off. Compare to what car looks like today above.
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 12/18/2007 7:01:36 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  NORTA 450(Trolley)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
NORTA streetcar 903 at Cemeteries terminus
Title:  NORTA streetcar 903 at Cemeteries terminus
Description:  Sunny one minute, stormy next as seen in next photo of 903 departing............
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/8/2007 4:59:19 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
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NORTA streetcar 903
Title:  NORTA streetcar 903
Description:  Storm clouds building as 903 departs Cemeteries, notice roll sign says St. Charles.
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/8/2007 4:59:41 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
Categories:  Transit
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NORTA 922 is within a few hundred yards of where it was in 1951 for the filming "Streetcar Named Desire"
Title:  NORTA 922 is within a few hundred yards of where it was in 1951 for the filming "Streetcar Named Desire"
Description:  Car 922 is doing a little back to the future scene........can you see Blanche on the car?
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/8/2007 5:00:11 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
Categories:  Transit
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NORTA streetcar 932
Title:  NORTA streetcar 932
Description:  932 has just left Beauregard Circle on the City Park line heading downtown
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/7/2007 4:28:39 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
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Views:  147   Comments: 0
NORTA streetcar 932
Title:  NORTA streetcar 932
Description:  The 932 leaves a small portion of single track at City Park Ave. Done to preserve a tree behind the trolley.
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/7/2007 4:28:58 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
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NORTA streetcar 932
Title:  NORTA streetcar 932
Description:  932 is now on N. Carrollton Ave. heading for Canal St. These cars were not meant for this new line, doors open towards street, roll signs do not have "Canal" on them. One can tell if it is a City Park car is either by that little piece of paper in the window or the run number in the 30's
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/7/2007 4:29:16 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
Categories:  Transit
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Views:  147   Comments: 0
NORTA streetcar 932
Title:  NORTA streetcar 932
Description:  932 is now turning left onto Canal St. joining the Cemeteries route.
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/7/2007 4:29:39 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
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NORTA streetcar 932
Title:  NORTA streetcar 932
Description:  Passengers must board on the street side as motorman has no control over left doors. NORTA 932 has just completed the turn onto Canal. By George, who is that fellow on the right?
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/8/2007 5:00:34 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
Categories:  Transit
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Views:  117   Comments: 0
940 waits for next assignment at Canal Barn
Title:  940 waits for next assignment at Canal Barn
Description:  940 is ready for service sitting at Randolph SIS. I prefer Canal barn. This is where 30 new red cars were flooded during Katrina
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 12/18/2007 1:43:18 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
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NORTA streetcar 954 meets 932
Title:  NORTA streetcar 954 meets 932
Description:  954 and 932 pass at Canal St. on the Riverfront portion of the line.
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/7/2007 4:32:01 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
Categories:  Transit
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NORTA streetcar 954
Title:  NORTA streetcar 954
Description:  954 waits for a green light at Jefferson Davis Pkwy heading inbound. Notice the red car on the car stop sign. These will not return for another year June 2008.
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/7/2007 4:31:25 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
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NORTA streetcar 954
Title:  NORTA streetcar 954
Description:  954 leaving the Esplanade terminus on the Riverfront portion of the line.........and the rain comes down.
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/8/2007 5:00:56 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
Categories:  Transit
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Views:  150   Comments: 0
Trolleyfans ride streetcars even in the pouring rain
Title:  Trolleyfans ride streetcars even in the pouring rain
Description:  A New Orleans deluge can't stop us fans from riding..........
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 12/14/2007 5:17:47 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
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904 is one stop towards Canal St on the Riverfront line.
Title:  904 is one stop towards Canal St on the Riverfront line.
Description:  Confusing trackage at Esplanade.........when the red cars ran the first crossover which led to the spur on the right was for the City Park cars. Cemeteries and Riverfront cars shared the other stubs.
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 12/18/2007 3:20:34 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Earl Hampton
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