10,000 Bottles of Whistle

We dug this photo up on Shorpy and it shows a truck loaded down with 10,000 bottles of Whistle, orange soda. I’m trying to make out the building numbers behind it, but no luck. Anyone know where this was?

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Washington, D.C., 1921. "Whistle car." A truck filled with Whistle, the "beverage wrapped in bottles." National Photo Company glass negative.
Washington, D.C., 1921. “Whistle car.” A truck filled with Whistle, the “beverage wrapped in bottles.” National Photo Company glass negative.

Source: Shorpy

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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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