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I am reading Crossfire right now, and a Richard Carr describes a person in the TSBD as a heavyset man, wearing a hat, horn-rimmed glasses, and a tan sportscoat.

Any pictures of Commerce street out there? Carr says he saw him on Commerce street after the shooting.

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I am reading Crossfire right now, and a Richard Carr describes a person in the TSBD as a heavyset man, wearing a hat, horn-rimmed glasses, and a tan sportscoat.

Any pictures of Commerce street out there?  Carr says he saw him on Commerce street after the shooting.

Drew,

I am not aware of any photographs taken on Commerce immediately after the assassination but as a curiosity, I post the following montage. One can see the Colony Club and the Adolphus Hotel in these images.

FWIW.

James

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The "triple overpass" at Dealy Plaza is where the railroad tracks passed over three streets: Elm, Main, and Commerce. I'm not 100% sure about my directional orientation, but I believe Elm was one-way westbound, and it was the northernmost street; Main was the center street in the overpass; and Commerce was the southernmost street in the overpass, and it was one-way eastbound.

So, from the TSBD/Dealy Plaza location, one would merely have to cross two nearly parallel streets--at the overpass--to be on Commerce street.

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The arrows mark one way streets (as of 1990, the date of the Atlas)

The "triple overpass" at Dealy Plaza is where the railroad tracks passed over three streets: Elm, Main, and Commerce.  I'm not 100% sure about my directional orientation, but I believe Elm was one-way westbound, and it was the northernmost street; Main was the center street in the overpass; and Commerce was the southernmost street in the overpass, and it was one-way eastbound.

So, from the TSBD/Dealy Plaza location, one would merely have to cross two nearly parallel streets--at the overpass--to be on Commerce street.

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