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Union Station Taxis Before Uber

We love this old photo showing Union Station back in 1914. You're looking at a familiar line of taxis waiting for passengers. Source: Library of...
"Union Station tracks, Washington, circa 1920." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Haunting Old Photo of Tracks Near Union Station

This old photo shows the tracks near Union Station in 1920. Source: Flickr
Taken by Sidney Duff in Washington, DC. Union Station was completed in October 1908. Here, only one of the six statues have been installed over the entrance. Another photo from the set shows the Tidal Basin frozen over, causing me to guess that this is January 1908.

Union Station Under Construction

This is a terrific photo that we dug up on Flickr. It shows Union Station under construction in the early 1900s. We also cross-posted...
Union Station, bird's-eye view from the south

Check Out Union Station in the Twenties

Wow, this is such a cool old photo from the 1920s. Source: Library of Congress
John Henry Balch, Corpsman, U.S. Navy, visiting Washington, D.C., in June 1917 [at Columbus statue at Union Station], while awaiting shipment overseas. The Marine on the right is not identified. [Portraits.] [Scene, World War I, World War 1.] John Henry Balch. 06/1917; NH 80571; Courtesy of Commander J.H. Balch, U.S. Navy (retired), 1974.

Two World War I Marines in Front of Union Station

Here's another great photo send in by GoDCer Michael. These two marines are sitting in front of Union Station, on the Columbus Statue as...
streetcars in front of Union Station

Streetcars in Front of Union Station

This is an old photo of Union Station around 1920, with two streetcars sitting in front. Source: Library of Congress
ladies' waiting room at Union Station

Ladies’ Waiting Room in Union Station

Way back 100ish years ago, women would wait for their train in a separate waiting room at Union Station. Below is a photo of...
Union Station under construction in 1974

Union Station Reconstruction in the 1970s

Check out this photo of Union Station being rehabilitated. Thankfully they saved it instead of knocking it down like they did so many other...

Film Footage of Union Station in 1939

This is some cool old stock footage of the interior at Union Station. Source: Archive.org Don't forget to check out this great photo of the station...

What Union Station Looked Like in 1963

What a cool old photo of Union Station (here's another amazing photo). This was taken by Thomas O'Halloran on August 14, 1963. For some historical...
January 1918. Washington, D.C. "Billy Sunday tabernacle." A temporary meeting hall built near Union Station for a three-month series of revival meetings held by the famous evangelist. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Great Photo from the Winter of 1918

This is an old photo of the "Billy Sunday tabernacle" near Union Station. Can you recognize any of the landmarks (other than the obvious...
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Great American Station: Union Station [VIDEO]

Here is a good video we stumbled upon on YouTube. It was pulled together by Amtrak in 2008, on the occasion of the station's...
Union Station in 1977

Cool Aerial Photo of Union Station in 1977

This is a cool shot. Looks pretty different from what we have today. Source: Library of Congress
The Pennsylvania Railroad's "The Senator" in 1929

The Senator of the Pennsylvania Railroad

Check out this awesome photo of "The Senator" ... this was a Pennsylvania Railroad train from back in 1929. Thanks Shorpy!  

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