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Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1958

Transportation Walk

 
 
1958 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. 1958 Marker
Inscription.
Transportation Walk

1958
The Boeing 707 enters commercial service and an era of increased passenger travel begins. It is the first jet aircraft to provide commercial service carrying over 180 passengers

Follow the transportation exhibition surrounding the Department of Transportation Headquarters.

 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.526′ N, 77° 0.2′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from New Jersey Avenue SE north of Tingey Street SE, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1956 (here, next to this marker); Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer, Lockeheed Vega, P-51 Mustang Fighter, Bell-47 Flyer, Global Flyer (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named 1956 (a few steps from this marker); 1960/2000 (a few steps from this marker); Cantilever Bridge (a few steps from this
1958 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1958 Marker
marker); 1970/2000 (a few steps from this marker); April 1, 1967 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1967 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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