1950s Crestwood Home and Today

1950s Crestwood Home and Today

We came across this gem of a photo from the 1950s here. Check out 1810 Shepherd St. back then. And this is what it looks like today on Google Street View. Looks like the same paint job, just faded and ...

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Amazing Photo of Men Bicycling Near Peirce Mill

Amazing Photo of Men Bicycling Near Peirce Mill

What an amazing photo this is from sometime between the 1880s and 1910s. I can’t quite tell the direction of this shot. I think it’s looking east toward Mt. Pleasant?   Source: Library of Congress

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Aerial View Near Gravelly Point and National Airport

Aerial View Near Gravelly Point and National Airport

Check out this unique aerial view of the waterfowl sanctuary near Gravelly Point. Source: Library of Congress

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Pre-Great Depression Photos of Dupont Circle

Pre-Great Depression Photos of Dupont Circle

This is the intersection of 18th, N St. and Connecticut Ave. in 1929 before the Great Depression. Source: Library of Congress And, here’s a shot of Florida Ave. and 21st St. Source: Library of Congress

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1919 Map of Dupont South and Farragut

1919 Map of Dupont South and Farragut

This is what south of Dupont Circle and Farragut looked like in 1919, before the Mayflower was built. Source: Library of Congress

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Treasury Department Under Construction in the 1860s

Treasury Department Under Construction in the 1860s

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The Washington Monument as Seen From The Treasury Department

The Washington Monument as Seen From The Treasury Department

Here’s an incredible view of the Washington Monument some time in the early 1980s. Source: Library of Congress

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Best Night Cherry Blossom Washington Monument Photo Ever

Best Night Cherry Blossom Washington Monument Photo Ever

How great is this old photograph of the cherry blossoms and the Washington Monument? We dug this old photo up in the Smithsonian Archives. It was taken some time in the 1940s or 1950s. Source: Smithsonian Archives  

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Civil War Photo of the Treasury Department

Civil War Photo of the Treasury Department

What an incredible photo of the Treasury Department. Source: Library of Congress

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What Did U.S. Postal Service Planes Look Like During World War I?

What Did U.S. Postal Service Planes Look Like During World War I?

What an awesome old photo of a U.S. Postal Service plane from 1918. Source: Smithsonian

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