THE GS TRAM SITE
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, UNITED STATES
6 Sept. 1958
(Just before major abandonments on 7 Sept. 1958)
MINNEAPOLIS - ST. PAUL
NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
SALT LAKE CITY
SEATTLE - TACOMA
GS Web Site Home
Operator: DC Transit (one of the constituent companies of today's
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA))
||Glen Echo (Cabin John) - Georgetown - M St. - Washington Circle - Pennsylvania Ave. - The White House - Pennsylvania Ave. - Union Sq. - C St. - Union Station
||Friendship Heights - Wisconsin Ave. - M St. - Washington Circle - Pennsylvania Ave. - The White House - Pennsylvania Ave. - 7th St. - Constitution Ave. - Pennsylvania Ave. - Pennsylvania Ave. Bridge
||Mount Pleasant - Columbia Rd. - Connecticut Ave. - H St. - F St. - C St. - The Capitol - East Capitol St. - Lincoln Park
||Mount Pleasant - Columbia Rd. - Connecticut Ave. - H St. - F St. - G St. - Union Station - Massachusetts Ave. - D St. [back: C st.] - 13th St.
||Decatur St. - 14th St. - Bureau of Engraving
||14th St. & Colorado Ave. - 14th St. - U St. - 11th St. - 9th St. - Pennsylvania Ave. - 6th St.
||14th St. & Colorado Ave. - 14th St. - Pennsylvania Ave. - Union Sq. - Constitution Ave. - Pennsylvania Ave. - 8th St. - Navy Yard
||11th St. & Monroe Rd. - 14th St. - U St. - 11th St. - 9th St. - Pennsylvania Ave. - 6th St.
||Georgia & Alaska - Georgia Ave. - 7th St. - Constitution Ave. - SW Mall
||Tacoma - Georgia Ave. - 7th St. - 7th St. Wharves
||Soldiers' Home Park - Upshur St. - Georgia Ave. - 7th St. - 7th St. Wharves
||Washington Circle - Pennsylvania Ave. - The White House - G St. - North Capitol St. - Michigan Ave. - Brookland
||Potomac Park - 18th St. [back: 19th St.] - The White House - G St. - 5th St. - New York Ave. - Eckington - Rhode Island Ave. - Branchville, MD
||National Zoological Park - Calvert St. - 16th St. - U St. - Florida Ave. - New Jersey Ave. - Union Station - The Capitol - Pennsylvania Ave. - Pennsylvania Ave. Bridge
||National Zoological Park - Calvert St. - 16th St. - U St. - Florida Ave. - 8th St. - Navy Yard
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Streetcars (traditional): (horse-powered) 29 July 1862 - ?; (electric) 17 Oct. 1888 - 28 Jan. 1962.
- Streetcars (second generation): 27 Jan. 2016 - today.
- Metro: 27 March 1976 - today.
- Streetcars: 1435 mm.
- Metro: 1429 mm.
- Broehm, J. "Washington DC - Streetcars are coming back", Tramways & Urban Transit, May 2010 (73: 869), p.172-173.
- Simons, V. "DC streetcar developments", Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2017 (80: 949), p.12-17.
- Washington (news item), The Modern Tramway, May 1959 (22:57), p.110.
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