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Mother Gives Birth to Child on Key Bridge

You probably don't believe that headline, but it indeed happened back in 1956. On August 29th, The Washington Post reported that a woman from Fairfax...
Plans for proposed building projects in Washington, D.C. Perspective view of concourse and entrance to Key Bridge, 1928

Proposed Grand Entrance to Key Bridge

What an incredible approach and entrance to Key Bridge. This was a proposed design for the approach and massive entry to Key Bridge from...
Francis Scott Key Bridge

Drunk Guy Falls Off Key Bridge Railing

This is something that would bring everything to halt on Key Bridge, and probably all of Rosslyn and Georgetown. Twitter would be blowing up...
`Key Bridge in 1965

Awesome 1965 Photo of Key Bridge

Hello GoDCers! Thursday is coming to a close, and tomorrow is Friday. So that's great news. To celebrate, we're sharing a great afternoon photo...
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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....
Potomac Boat Club in 1921

Potomac Boat Club and the Key Bridge Under Construction

Here is a cool old photo of the Potomac Boat Club in 1921, standing in front of, what will soon become, the Key Bridge....
Key Bridge under construction

Key Bridge Under Construction

Key Bridge was being built between Georgetown and Rosslyn. Construction started in 1917 and completed in 1923. Below is a shot from Georgetown looking towards...
Beauty Contest Winner Washington Post headline

Beauty Contest Winner Saves Man from Drowning

A beauty queen hero emerged on the banks of the Potomac, one summer day in 1924. Below is an article from the Washington Post,...
Hotel Fairfax. Simplified map of District of Columbia showing location of Hotel Fairfax (Library of Congress)

1950s Tourist Driving Map of D.C.

Check this out. This is an interesting find. It's a simplified driving map of the city for tourists trying to get around the popular...

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