August 22, 2013

1891 map of street lamps

1891 Map of Washington’s Street Lamps

This is an interesting and unique map … probably not one you’ve seen before. It shows all the underground cables, mapped in 1891. At the time there were only 321 electric lamps, mostly along major thoroughfares, with close to 5,000...

McKinley Tech

Three Stories About McKinley Tech

We received the following tweet the other day from GoDCer @HaroldPettigrew, and thought it was a good idea to dig up some stories on McKinley Tech. Always a great read on one of my favorite blogs, @GhostsofDC. Any stories on...