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Photos of 1940s D.C. Streetcar Life

What was it like riding the streetcars of Washington on the 1940s? Take a look at this series of great old photos.
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Here is an image of some serious track repair happening downtown at 14th and G St in July of 1941.

Repairing streetcar tracks, Fourteenth and G Streets
Repairing streetcar tracks, Fourteenth and G Streets

Source: Library of Congress

Below are a few images of people riding the streetcars in the late 1930s and 1940s.

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