Cool Sunday Photo: Streetcar Passing Washington Monument

Here’s a cool one I wanted to share from Shorpy. It’s a streetcar passing the Washington Monument in 1938. What a great shot.

Streamlined street car passing Washington Monument (1938)
Streamlined street car passing Washington Monument (1938)

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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