Then and Now: M Street Firehouse

We dug up this undated photo at the Library of Congress. It appears to be from the late 1930s or early 1940s. The good news, is that the firehouse is still there. Check out the Google Street View below.

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Truck Company Number Four, Firehouse, 219 M Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
Truck Company Number Four, Firehouse, 219 M Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
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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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