Most People Don’t Know The Oldest Operating Streetcar Is Right Here In Louisiana

For history buffs, Louisiana is a bit of a gold mine. From the many plantations that line River Road to Poverty Point, there’s certainly no shortage of history in Louisiana. There’s one landmark that’s been in operation for over 180 years, and you can climb aboard this historic streetcar whenever you’d like! Today we’re taking a look at the St. Charles Streetcar line in New Orleans; the oldest continuously operated streetcar line in the world.

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Have you ever taken a ride on the St. Charles Streetcar line? Let us know in the comments below!