Notice the decked/tunneled section south of Fort Totten, then the over 90-degree turn to the east, then the decked/tunneled section between Galloway Street and Gallatin Street, with the Metrorail Glenmont Route (Red Line trains) following the North Central Freeway (I-95 south of Fort Totten and I-70S north of Fort Totten), and with the Metrorail Greenbelt Route (Green Line trains) following the Northeast Freeway (I-95 east of Fort Totten). The area between Galloway Street and Gallatin Street where the Northeast Freeway was proposed was mostly open fields then and still is now.

Here are some terrific old maps from 1971 showing the remainder of what would have been I-95 cutting through D.C. Today, what is now...
View of south and west elevations of Peirce Mill, to the left of Tilden Street NW as it rises to cross Rock Creek.

It looks almost exactly the same today! The photos were taken on November 24th, 1910 ... Happy Thanksgiving! Source: Dig DC
Key Bridge

You probably don't believe that headline, but it indeed happened back in 1956. On August 29th, The Washington Post reported that a woman from Fairfax...