Old Photo of Rock Creek Crossing

Here’s a cool photo of a car crossing a part of Rock Creek in the 1920s.

car crossing Rock Creek
car crossing Rock Creek

Source: Library of Congress

And here is, what appears to be, the same location in Rock Creek, this time being crossed by riders on horseback.

riders on horseback crossing Rock Creek
riders on horseback crossing Rock Creek
 

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