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Adams Express: 1901

Adams Express: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "Virginia Avenue at Sixth Street S.W., showing street and railroad tracks in the foreground near the Adams Express Co., and the Washington Monument in the distance." 5x7 inch glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

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Tracks still in that location, but view is different

Back before Covid, every morning going to work I got off at the L'Enfant PLaza VRE station, which runs along Virginia Avenue between 6th & 7th Streets. Nowadays the tracks are elevated with a stone wall, which we saw here before:

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That must have been a big project!

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