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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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Aerial view of U.S. Capitol in 1922

Aerial Views of Washington in 1922

These¬†cool old photos shows the city back in 1922, as seen from the air. Source: …

  • H

    maybe it’s just my PC, but I can’t seem to enlarge the picture. Cool photo.

  • ET

    H if you go to the original you may be able to see it larger by looking at the tiff.

    I can see that the street car was coming/going to Potomac Park and a WL Simmons truck selling ice.

    Funny but the passenger in one of those cars look like he is either reading a newspaper or a map.

  • Tracy

    Does anyone know what type of trees are in Thomas Circle? They are quite interesting in the Spring/Summer