|Other titles||Authorizing certain tracks for Capitol, North O Street and South Washington Railway Company|
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Beautifully engraved certificate from the Washington Railway and Electric Company issued in This historic document was printed by the Western Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of a railway car with the company name on the side and front, with the nation's Capitol in the backgounnd. The Washington Railway and Electric Company was the larger of the two major street railway companies in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, until At that time, it was merged with its main competitor, the Capital Traction Company, to form the Capital Transit Company. Chicago citation style: Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Metropolitan Railroad Company, A N Connett, E Saxton, Eckington & Soldier'S Home Railway Company, Washington Railway And Electric Company, The Capitol Traction Company, et al. Historic Streetcar Tracks, O and P Streets between Wisconsin Avenue and 36th Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia, DC. Capital Transit Company; Capitol, North O Street and South Washington Railway; City and Suburban Railway; Columbia Railway; Georgetown and Tennallytown Railway; Great Falls and Old Dominion Railroad; Metropolitan Railroad; Rock Creek Railway; Tennallytown and Rockville Railroad; Washington and Georgetown Railroad; Washington and Glen Echo.
The Washington Railway and Electric Company was the larger of the two major street railway companies in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, until At that time, it was merged with its main competitor, the Capital Traction Company, to form the Capital Transit WR&E's core was the Metropolitan Railroad, the second street railway in Washington, which had a . Title Southern Railway Building, Washington, D.C. Summary Photograph shows the Southern Railway Building, formerly located at Pennsylvania Avenue and 13th Street, Wash., D.C., decorated with flags, probably for an inaugural event. The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway traces its origin to the Louisa Railroad of Louisa County, Virginia, begun in , and the James River & Kanawha Canal Company begun , also in Virginia. The C&O of the s and s at its height before the first modern merger, was the product of about smaller lines that had been incorporated into the. In the Baltimore & Ohio's Capitol Limited started its travels between Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Chicago. Two years later the B&O's National Limited linked the nations capital to St. Louis/5(6).
South Capitol Street is a major street dividing the southeast and southwest quadrants of Washington, D.C., in the United runs south from the United States Capitol to the D.C.–Maryland line, intersecting with Southern it enters Maryland, the street becomes Indian Head Highway (Maryland Route ) at the Eastover Shopping Center, a terminal or transfer point of many bus Location: Washington, D.C., U.S. The Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Company (OR&N) And Related Companies. A brief history by Glenn Laubaugh ; edited by Ron McCoy. Although the name itself has been long gone, what was once the Oregon Railway & Navigation Company (OR&N) and later the Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation company (OWR&N) is now part of the Union Pacific Railroad, and has been . Capitol South is an island-platformed Washington Metro station in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C., United station was opened on July 1, , and is operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The station currently provides service for the Blue, Orange, and Silver on: 1st Street, Southeast, Washington, . The Capitol from the railway station, Washington, U.S., J Summary Drawing shows a view of small structures in a forested area at the bottom and the Capitol .