|The Sightseeing Streetcar
|Sightseeing streetcar, 1910
Band, from left: Emmett Rogers, George Brunies and Albert "Abbie" Brunies. Abbie
Brunies went on to play for Papa Jack Laine's band at Jazz clubs in Milneburg and
Bucktown and formed his own popular band in New Orleans. He directed the Halfway
House orchestra for most of the 1920's. Later, with brother Merritt, he formed the
Brunies Brothers Dixieland Jazz Band in Biloxi, MS. George Brunies had his own band,
as well, and he and Emmett Rogers, both had successful careers in Jazz.
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|Ad for a sightseeing streetcar, 1911.