New 1936 Streetcar Map

Look at this great route map we uncovered from 1936. This shows the major streetcar routes in 1936.

1936 streetcar map
1936 streetcar map

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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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Street railways of the District of Columbia with proposed extensions : to accompany communication of March 20, 1912.

Streetcar System Map and Proposed Extensions in 1912

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  • Love your map of DC’s old streetcar lines. Where did you find it?

  • mldickens

    Not sure if this exact map is there but there are some like it in “100 Years of Capital Traction”

  • Roy

    Interesting to see that Metrobus still uses some of the old streetcar route numbers for the same or similar routes (like the 30s, 50s, etc.).