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Large 19th Century Transit Map of Washington, DC

Finely detailed plan of the City of Washington with all governent parks, monuments and major buildings depicted and named.

The map includes a list of the operating street railways, including:

  • Washington and Georgetown Co. (red)
  • Metropolitan Co. (blue)
  • Capitol, North O and South Washington Co. (green)
  • Columbia Co. (yellow)
  • Anacostia Co. (purple)
  • Eckington & Soldier's Home Co. (black)
  • Rock Creek Co. (hyphenated black)
  • Tenallytown Co. (brown), Georgetown Barge
  • Dock & Elevator Co. (hyphenated purple)
  • Brightwood Avenue Co. (hyphenated yellow)

"Proposed" lines include D of C Suburban RR, Washington and Maryland RR, Eckington and S. Home RR (sounds familiar), Rock Creek RR, Washington and Gr. Falls RR, and lastly Anacostia R.R. (extended).

The Baltimore & Potomac R.R. crosses Eastern Branch and proceeds west past the Navy Yard and north to its Depot at Armory Square on the northeast end of The Mall with a line continuing across the Potomac on Long Bridge.

The Washington Branch of the B & O R R comes in from the northeast culminating in a depot near the current Union Station.

A scarce large format map of the City.