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Jackson Square Panorama: 1903

Jackson Square Panorama: 1903

New Orleans circa 1903. "Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral." Panorama made from two 8x10 inch glass negatives. Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.


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That clock tower was hit by lightning in 1903 and hasn't worked since. Just after a mysterious silver streetcar went by.

In reply to Mike B

Could it be that the clock was stopped in 1903, and hasn't moved a minute since? Now that could be one possibility.

Speaking of street performers

Over there at about 3 o'clock on the circle, back in the late '70s, a kid about 10 years old told me, "For a dollar I bet I can tell you where you got them shoes." I said, OK. Then he said, "You got them shoes right here on the pavement in Jackson Square." I gave him the dollar for ingenuity.

Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral

You know it is interesting that if you look at google earth pro, same location you will find that the building clock is almost at the same time as shown in the 1903 photo.

No street performers!

Undoubtedly my favorite place to visit. I hope some more NOLA pictures are coming!

[Cliquez-vous. - Dave]

Yes, thanks Dave, I looked at them this morning!

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