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Opening day, Eckington & Soldiers' Home Railway, Washington, D.C.

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Opening day, Eckington & Soldiers' Home Railway, Washington, D.C.
NMAH, Transportation Collections, Negative #: 37848-B

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Opening day of the Eckington & Soldiers' Home Railway
Catalog #: 180098, Accession #: 21478
Currently on display
From the Smithsonian Collection
The first electric car in Washington, D.C. operated on the Eckington & Soldiers' Home Railway in 1888. View is at the city terminus of the line at Seventh Street and New York Avenue, NW.
Physical Description
Photographic albumen print mounted on board. Dimensions: 10" W x 8" H.
Details
Date Made:
1888
Dates Used:
1888
Locations:
Dist of Columbia

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