What a beautiful photograph. This was taken by the Rotograph Company in 1905 with a eastward view down Pennsylvania Avenue towards the Capitol.

eastward view down Pennsylvania Avenue
eastward view down Pennsylvania Avenue
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Source: Library of Congress

Below is the opposite westward view down Pennsylvania Avenue from the Capitol.

westward view down Pennsylvania Avenue
westward view down Pennsylvania Avenue
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Source: Library of Congress

And here is the final Rotograph image we came across, showing the Treasury Department, looking down Pennsylvania Avenue.

Pennsylvania Avenue view of the Treasury Department
Pennsylvania Avenue view of the Treasury Department
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Source: Library of Congress

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.