Beautiful Night Photo of Capitol (1919)

It’s been a glut of Capitol Building photos this week, but I’m sure you’re okay with that. Especially, since they’re amazing old photos.

Here’s another great night shot of the building in the rain, this time from 1919.

View of the U.S. Capitol, at night, in rain by Paul Grenbeaux (1919)
View of the U.S. Capitol, at night, in rain by Paul Grenbeaux (1919)

Source: Library of Congress

 

More from Ghosts of DC

Washington, D.C., or vicinity circa 1915-1930. One of three H&E glass negatives labeled "Car exterior. Washington & Old Dominion R.R." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Ghost Railroad Car #4928

This is a great afternoon photo for you to lose yourself in. Click on it for a larger version. We found this gem on Shorpy

Girls Baseball Game on the Mall

This is a shot of some ladies playing baseball on the Mall. Yes, baseball … not softball. The photo is dated October 10th, 1919. Source:

boat club

Boat Club by Aqueduct Bridge

Here’s a great shot that we found on Flickr. It’s the boat club just above Aqueduct Bridge (or where Key Bridge is today). Source: D.C.