Other Cool Stuff

This is cool stuff about Washington, D.C.

Palisades of the Potomac (1890)

Palisades of the Potomac (1890)

Here’s a nice old advertisement for the new development in the western half of Washington called the “Palisades of the Potomac.” The advertisement was created by the Palisades of the Potomac Land Improvement Company in June of 1890. I came …

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Hail to the Redskins!

Super Bowl XXVI

Well, football is coming to a close this weekend and you’re probably thrilled to watch the commercials. Oh, and I’m sure everyone has their plans set to watch the Super Bowl too. One thing you will not be watching this …

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The Georgetown to Glen Echo Trolley

Here’s another cool old streetcar video. This is the The Washington & Great Falls Electric Railway line (“Cabin John Trolley”) from Georgetown. Disclaimer: the music is horribly cheesy, so you might want to mute it. Here’s a little about it …

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