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Tracks to the Union Station, 03/14/1908
From the Clifford Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

Washington DC’s Union Station opened in 1907 and was officially complete in 1908.  However it would not be connected to the local streetcar system until later that year.  Until then, the only “tracks” were those made by harried travelers through the mud and snow.

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From the National Archives:

Tracks to the Union Station, 03/14/1908

From the Clifford Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

Washington DC’s Union Station opened in 1907 and was officially complete in 1908.  However it would not be connected to the local streetcar system until later that year.  Until then, the only “tracks” were those made by harried travelers through the mud and snow.