June 25, 2012

View of the Capitol, by Charles Burton, Watercolor on Paper - 1824 (source: U.S. Capitol Visitor Center)

Beautiful View of the Capitol Down The Avenue in 1824

Here’s a great and iconic image for your commute home. I came across this great image at the Capitol Visitor Center’s website (great resource by the way). Below is the description I pulled from the site. This view of the Capitol...

U.S. Senate subway circa 1915 (Shorpy)

The Senate Subway in 1915

If you work on Capitol Hill, you’re going to find this one fascinating. This is the underground subway that many of you take between buildings. Okay, it’s changed a little bit since then, but check it out. Click on it...

Metro’s 17-Foot Long “Experimental Station”

This is a guest post by Aaron. He also wrote a really popular post on red metro trains. At first glance, this looks like a mundane promotional photo from the early days of Metro’s Judiciary Square station.  It isn’t.  You’re looking...