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Posted In January 28, 2013

January 5, 1926. Washington, D.C. "Traffic Director Eldridge inspecting new lights." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
Red, Yellow, Green: Some D.C. Traffic Light History
What's the history of traffic lights in Washington? A little research uncovered a proposed change in the D.C. traffic light system back in the 1920s.
Ghost Dog visits the Duke Ellington Bridge
Ghost Dog Visits the Duke Ellington Bridge: Three Stories From This Historic Landmark
Ghost Dog went on a walk this past weekend to seek out three stories from the Duke Ellington Bridge (formerly known as the Calvert Street Bridge). Learn about the opening day, a 100-foot plunge, and a compromise on aesthetics to save lives.

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