Vintage Metro Construction Photos

How cool are these? We stumbled across them on Metro’s Facebook page.

Nov 1982 | Crews work to complete the building of the tunnel near Forest Glen Station.

Nov 1982 | Crews work to complete the building of the tunnel near Forest Glen Station.

1982 | Building the emergency evacuation staircase and shaft near the now Forest Glen Station. Forest Glen is about 22 stories below ground, so building a staircase for emergencies is crucial.

1982 | Building the emergency evacuation staircase and shaft near the now Forest Glen Station. Forest Glen is about 22 stories below ground, so building a staircase for emergencies is crucial.

1975 | A look at the construction of Silver Spring Station foundation.

1975 | A look at the construction of Silver Spring Station foundation.

1974 | Looking down at construction of our Gallery Place-Chinatown station

1974 | Looking down at construction of our Gallery Place-Chinatown station

1974 | More construction, as crews build the Metro Gallery Place-Chinatown station.

1974 | More construction, as crews build the Metro Gallery Place-Chinatown station.

June 1975 | Inside the construction work at Archives Station

June 1975 | Inside the construction work at Archives Station

Take a look at the rest of the photos here.

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