-ad 189-

Posted In streetcars

Today we're leaving the office and taking the streetcar downtown for some shopping. From 1924, "F Street N.W. from 14th Street." (Shorpy)
Exploring F Street NW in 1924: A Look Back at Washington DC
Take a look back at Washington DC in 1924 with this photo of F Street NW. Learn more about the history of the city and explore related articles from Ghosts of DC.
Eckington streetcar accident (1919)
The Horrific Eckington Streetcar Accident of 1919: Robbery Amidst the Chaos
Read about the horrific Eckington streetcar accident of 1919 that injured 35 passengers and resulted in the arrest of both the motorman and the conductor. Shockingly, amidst the chaos, two passengers were robbed of their belongings.
Streetcar decorated with safety slogans (1922)
You Wouldn't Have Your Child Be a Jaywalker: Don't Be One Yourself
This century-old safety slogan is still relevant today. Read on to find out why you shouldn't be a jaywalker and why this old photograph from the Library of Congress archives is so amusing.
Streamlined street car passing Washington Monument (1938)
A Streetcar Passing the Washington Monument in 1938
Take a look back in time to 1938 when a streetcar passed the Washington Monument in this vintage photo from Shorpy. Enjoy this unique glimpse into the past.
Picture 2
A Look into Washington DC's Streetcar Past
Travel back in time to Washington DC in the early 1900s and 1940s with these amazing YouTube videos. From postal workers and streetcars, get a glimpse into the District's streetcar past.

Enjoy daily

Ghosts of DC stories.