Don’t Call Them Trollies


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ew Orleans is known for a lot of things. One of them is our streetcars. The green streetcars run along St.Charles Avenue and, eventually, Carrolton. They are the most of famous of the two. The red cars run up Canal Street and eventually end up at City Park.

This is little portfolio came together while I was looking for something else.

There is one thing to know among many. These are streetcars. They are not trolleys, or trams. If you want to annoy a local call them a trolley.

My neighbor ignores people who don’t use the correct term. I remind her that tourism is our only business. She replies if tourists find New Orleans so enchanting they should learn to use the correct words.

She’s right, but still…

Published by Ray Laskowitz

I am a visual storyteller. I've been making pictures for some 40 years. I travel the world in search of the right image. in the right light at the right time. You can reach me by phone at 505.280.4686, or by email at Ray@Laskowitzpicturess.com or Pictures34@me.com. For a quick look at my work please go to www.laskowitzpictures.com.

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