Car Flattened Near Dupont Circle

This is not good. We’re looking at a photo of a car accident on the northeast corner of Massachusetts and 21st St. NW. This is just two block west of Dupont Circle and a block north of P St. Check out the photo from 1917 and then the Google Street View photo from today.

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Massachusetts and 21st St. NW (1917)
Massachusetts and 21st St. NW (1917)
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Massachusetts and 21st St. NW (Google Street View)
Massachusetts and 21st St. NW (Google Street View)

I also added this to Historypin, so check that out.

Thanks to Shorpy for their awesome library of photographs.

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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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