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LOC Photo of Thomas Circle, circa 1921-1922

by Prince Of Petworth September 21, 2011 at 4:00 pm 16 Comments


Thomas Circle 1921-22 via Library of Congress

“Dear PoPville,

Just thought you might appreciate this picture of Thomas Circle (circa 1921/1922) that I came across in the Library of Congress Archives. I found the detail so remarkable that I decided to spend some time restoring the original high-res file. Notice the streetcars running up and down 14th Street without overhead wires. I believe they drew power from a third line buried between the two main tracks. In the large version you can also make out that 1325 14th St. used to be a home supply store of sorts.”

Awesome!


Thomas Circle 2008

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