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November 25th, 1941 - Washington Post

D.C. Must Have Subway System Eventually

The proposed subway would start near Key Bridge, running to Massachusetts Avenue at a point near Union Station and then eastward to the edge of the District.

downtown Washington at F St. in 1942

D.C. Subway is Predicted in 1941

Here is a fascinating article we dug up in the Washington Post from April 8th, 1941. At the time, only Boston, New York and Philadelphia had subways. Of course, our country was thrown into World War II almost exactly eight months later (what happened in D.C. the day Pearl Harbor was attacked?), and we didn’t […]

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