Here’s another great photo send in by GoDCer Michael. These two marines are sitting in front of Union Station, on the Columbus Statue as they await getting shipped out for World War I. email
We came across a great photo via Shorpy’s Twitter handle this weekend. It shows the old Eckington rail yard back in the 1920s. Eckington Yards, 1923. Rare and detailed look at Baltimore & Ohio rail yard. Washington, D.C. http://t.co/4FnPxLtKYi pic.twitter.com/0ve8zA6AEs ...
Any thoughts on where this photo was taken?
This is an old photo of Union Station around 1920, with two streetcars sitting in front. Source: Library of Congress
Do you recognize where this is on Rhode Island Ave.? GoDCer Andy sent in a plethora of great material some time back and this postcard was in that collection. It shows Rhode Island Ave in 1904.
Here’s a great old photo sent in by original GoDCer Ben. Sorry it took so long to post this Ben!
What an awesome photo. This was sent in by GoDCer Andy, from his Flickr collection. This is the building close to the White House, on the northeast corner of 15th and New York Ave. NW. The photo was taken in ...
This is a photo from World War II, taken in 1942. It’s a mobile canteen run by the Red Cross. Source: Library of Congress
Here’s a photo that we found at the Library of Congress. It shows the old Mayflower Coffee Shop and Grill in the late 1930s. Source: Library of Congress And here’s an advertisement for the hotel that we found in The Washington ...
What a terrific photo of the Washington Senators from 1924. Source: Library of Congress
We found this great old film footage at the Moving Image Research Collection at the University of South Carolina. It shows Italian Army General Armando Diaz and Italian Ambassador Rolando Ricci in front of the White House entrance during their ...
Check out this great film footage from 1931 showing the Washington Senators during spring training. We found these at the Moving Image Research Collection at the University of South Carolina. And, here’s another great one of them during 1934 spring ...
Does anyone know if this still exists? The photo below was taken in June of 1940.
GoDCer Andy has an amazing collection of D.C. imagery in his Flickr collection. You should definitely check it out. Source: Flickr user Andy Moursund
This is a view of Meridian Hill Park, back when it was pretty rough. It was once a beautiful and amazing park, and now it’s getting back to being a great place to spend some time on sunny weekends. Source: ...
This photo of the Georgetown waterfront was probably taken in the 1910s or 1920s. You’re not going to see any drunk Georgetown students wandering around in this one. Source: Library of Congress
One of our original readers, Ben, sent along a link to a great Flickr collection of D.C. postcards. You have to check them out. Below is one of our favorites, showing the Connecticut Avenue Bridge, looking south, in 1911.
Here’s a shot of the area around Gallery Place today. This is looking at the north side of F St. between 6th and 7th. Source: Library of Congress
What a cool street scene on Pennsylvania Ave. This was taken some time in the 1920s. Source: Library of Congress
Here’s a photo of Logan Circle, probably some time in the 1920s (though it was named Iowa Circle until 1930). Source: Library of Congress