Down The Line, Basin Street, New Orleans, 1908

In 1908 the train terminal at Canal and Basin streets, one block from Storyville, was completed. To reach the station, trains travelled past the Basin Street bordellos, where the (often naked) prostitutes waved to the passengers from balconies.’ 

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