1950 Horizon-to-Horizon Photo of Washington

This is a cool photo of Washington taken by the U.S. Air Force using a horizon to horizon camera. Check it out.

Washington, D.C., as seen by new Air Force horizon to horizon camera.
Washington, D.C., as seen by new Air Force horizon to horizon camera.

Source: Library of Congress

 

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Washington, D.C. "Flood, April 30, 1923." Also some 91-year-old graffiti: "EH L TD." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Crazy Flood of 1923

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: