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Today we're leaving the office and taking the streetcar downtown for some shopping. From 1924, "F Street N.W. from 14th Street." (Shorpy)

Check Out Metro Center in 1924

The last photo from F St. NW was so popular, so I wanted to post another one. I found this great photo on Shorpy showing F St. back in 1924. Share this one on Facebook with your friends. Click the

Eckington streetcar accident (1919)

Officials Probe Eckington Streetcar Disaster

This looks bad. And, it is as bad as it looks. I came across this old photo on Shorpy (of course). It was a major streetcar derailment that injured 35 passengers, resulting in the arrest of both the motorman and

Streetcar decorated with safety slogans (1922)

Death Runs His Hands at a Careless Man!

Here’s a cool old photograph I found sifting through the Library of Congress archives. I find this one amusing: You wouldn’t have your child a jay walker.Don’t be one yourself. Still very applicable today. This city has an epidemic of

Streamlined street car passing Washington Monument (1938)

Cool Sunday Photo: Streetcar Passing Washington Monument

Here’s a cool one I wanted to share from Shorpy. It’s a streetcar passing the Washington Monument in 1938. What a great shot. Related articles Billionaire Philanthropist to Give Millions to Help Fix Washington Monument (wellwisher.wordpress.com) Report Details Damage To

Washington Streetcar Videos from 1903 and 1941

This was a pretty cool find on YouTube. It looks like this takes place looking northwest on Pennsylvania Ave, maybe around 12th St. You can see the Willard Hotel in the background. The postal worker dumps a few bags of

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