Union Station Reconstruction in the 1970s

Union Station under construction in 1974

Check out this photo of Union Station being rehabilitated. Thankfully they saved it instead of knocking it down like they did so many other beautiful old buildings back then (i.e., look at everything in L’Enfant -… ugh). The photo below was taken on December 20th, 1974, two weeks after the TWA Mount Weather air disaster.

Union Station under construction in 1974

Union Station under construction in 1974

Source: Library of Congress

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