Washington DC Transit (1888-today)

In: History Maps

13 Aug 2013

I came across this interesting map of 1888 horsedrawn streetcars in Washington DC:

File:1888 WDC Streetcar Map.JPG

Not entirely difference from the location accurate version of the modern subway map:


Of course, a more accurate comparison is probably to a modern bus map. but they are so busy:


DC is scheduled to re-introduce streetcars in 2013/14, starting with a small run along H Street SE.

1 Response to Washington DC Transit (1888-today)



August 13th, 2013 at 12:20 pm

Small correction: the streetcars will run along H Street NE, the Atlas District.

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