St. Charles Line

St. Charles Line (HMYTC)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70130 Orleans Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 56.62', W 90° 4.356'

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The New Orleans & Carrollton R.R. Co. began passenger train service on September 26, 1835. Steam-powered trains and mule drawn cars transported New Orleaniane between Canal and Carrollton via St. Charles Avenue.Improved technology led t the development of electric traction streetcars. The St. Charles Line was the first electrified route, opened 1, 1893. By 1900, the single line had grown to 28 lines, running over 178 miles. New Orleans first and last streetcar route, the St. Charles Avenue line is the world's oldest operating streetcar line.
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 10:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 782562 N 3316148
Decimal Degrees29.94366667, -90.07260000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 56.62', W 90° 4.356'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 56' 37.20" N, 90° 4' 21.36" W
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Area Code(s)504, 225
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 919 St Charles Ave, New Orleans LA 70130, US
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