-ad 189-

Identifying the Location of a U.S. Mail Car Photo Taken in 1900

This U.S. mail streetcar, owned and operated by the Capital Traction Company, was used to process and transport mail in Washington, DC.
Can you identify the location of this U.S. mail car photo taken in 1900? Learn more about the Capital Traction Company and their mail car as we explore the history of this photo and an old film of a mail streetcar heading down Pennsylvania Ave. NW.
-ad 188-
-ad 615-

Can anyone identify the location of this photo? It was taken in 1900, showing a United States mail car.

This U.S. mail streetcar, owned and operated by the Capital Traction Company, was used to process and transport mail in Washington, DC.
This U.S. mail streetcar, owned and operated by the Capital Traction Company, was used to process and transport mail in Washington, DC.

Source: Smithsonian

-ad 197-

By the way, you should check out this awesome old film of a mail streetcar heading down Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

Today's Recommendation

-ad 617-

Suggested Reading

Can You Support Us?

If you enjoyed this post and can help support our blog, please consider subscribing. Thank you.

-ad 616-

Today's Recommendation

JOIN OUR EMAIL LIST

Enjoy daily

Ghosts of DC stories