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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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Amazing 1950s Film Footage of D.C. Streetcars

This is some awesome footage of the old streetcar system here in D.C. from the …

  • ZZinDC

    Interesting that only about half were non-stop

  • Steve in DC

    Is that a DC-4? And the ad must be from New York — that phone number name, Murray Hill, is a famous exchange that was used in NYC.