1910s Traffic Jam on 15th Street

This is what a traffic jam looked like on 15th St. right next to the Treasury Department around 1915. These two photos were from the Library of Congress.

15th street looking south

15th street looking south

Source: Library of Congress

15th street looking north

15th street looking north

Source: Library of Congress

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