What an awesome old photo of a U.S. Postal Service plane from 1918.
What a great old shot of the Cuban Embassy at 2630 16th St. NW. Source: Library of Congress
What an awesome candid shot of Bill and Hillary Clinton throwing a baseball in the Rose Garden on April 3rd, 1994. They’re practicing for the
GoDCer Chris graciously offered to share this cool aerial photo of Washington, taken sometime in the 1940s. Compare it to the Google Map below.
Think your commute home today will suck? Check this out … Constitution Avenue circa 1937. By the way, do you know why it’s called Constitution
This is not good. Apparently the Washington Transit Company bus driver was going too fast to take a turn in the rain and this was
In April 1923 there was a major flood in DC. Here is a photo of the aftermath and a streetcar that’s seen better days. Source:
UPDATE: GoDCer Jerry has correctly pointed out that this is not the Aqueduct Bridge. The National Archives has mislabeled this and it’s actually the Pennsylvania
This is a beautiful photo of Donald Trump’s newest property. I hope he doesn’t f*ck it up and make it ridiculously ostentatious.
I had some free time this weekend when Ghost Baby was snoozing, so I went deep on this photo I found at the Library of
Here’s a cool old panoramic photo of Walter Reed Hospital from 1919. Click on it for a larger version. Source: Library of Congress
Harry Wardman was a prolific developer of Northwest in the 1920s. This ad from The Evening Star shows some of his homes on Cathedral Ave. in Woodley Park.
We are digging up all sorts of great images on the Smithsonian’s site. Here’s one near Center Market with a view of the Old Post