This is an old photo of Union Station around 1920, with two streetcars sitting in front. Source: Library of Congress
Here is a crazy story from Tennallytown that we found in The Washington Post, printed on November 8th, 1896. A serious accident happened at Tennallytown about 7 o’clock yesterday evening. Car No. 9, of the Georgetown and Tennallytown Electric Railroad ran ...
We love streetcars and old photos of the Capitol Building. Here’s one from 1947. Source: Jalopy Journal
This one is awesome. Check out the old map of the Washington streetcars from 1880. Source: Library of Congress
Here’s another great video of the old D.C. streetcar system.
This is some really cool old footage. It shows the 82 streetcar line running from Eckington, heading through northeast, up to Mount Rainier, Hyattsville, Riverdale Park, and College Park. It’s really long, but well worth a watch.
Can anyone identify the location of this photo? It was taken in 1900, showing a United States mail car. Source: Smithsonian By the way, you should check out this awesome old film of a mail streetcar heading down Pennsylvania Ave. ...
We love these old photos. This one shows streetcars waiting at 15th and New York Ave. NW, near the White House and Department of Treasury.
Look at this great route map we uncovered from 1936. This shows the major streetcar routes in 1936.
What an awesome headline … we have to share this one with GoDCers. On October 28th, 1957, the Washington Post reported on a bizarre incident, where a man took a streetcar for an illegal joyride on Pennsylvania Ave. You have ...