Awesome 1880 Map of Washington Streetcars

This one is awesome. Check out the old map of the Washington streetcars from 1880.

- click image for more -
Washington streetcars in 1880
Washington streetcars in 1880

Source: Library of Congress

About Tom

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.

Check Also

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

This is a map of the Washington streetcar system from 1912, definitely something that our …

  • We have an original of this one in our dining room. One of my favorites.

  • Page 7

    What’s interesting is that the bus routes today pretty follow these trolley lines. Of course the streetcars I’m sure were much cooler.