Lost History: Southern Railway Building

Sad. Just tragic. The building below is the old Southern Railway Building, formerly located at 13th and Pennsylvania.

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Southern Railway Building in 1917
Southern Railway Building in 1917

This building was purchased by the United States Government in 1928 for $2,680,000 to make way for the construction of Federal Triangle.

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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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