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150 Years of New Orleans Streetcars (1985)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-09-27

Duration: 00:05:12

Subjects: Transportation | Street-railroads | STREETCARS


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Myers, Laura Reporter
  • Reeves, Cynthia Interviewee
  • Nuschler, Joe Interviewee
  • Pradat, Earl Interviewee
  • Dunn, Patricia Interviewee
  • Eckert, Bill Interviewee
  • Burger, Shelly Interviewee
  • Distin, Bill Interviewee


This segment from the September 27, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Laura Myers’ report on the 150th birthday of the St. Charles Streetcar Line in New Orleans. She interviews: Cynthia Reeves, project director; Joe Nuschler, maintenance supervisor; Earl Pradat, operator supervisor; Patricia Dunn, rider; Bill Eckert, rider; Shelly Burger, rider; and Bill Distin, rider. Host: Ken Johnson