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

1886

Transportation Walk

 
 
1886 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. 1886 Marker
Inscription. The first successful electric trolley is established in Montgomery, Alabama. Rapidly adopted, trolleys enable the upper middle class to move to the suburbs. Today, some American cities are choosing fast, clean and commercial light rail systems.

Follow the transportation exhibition surrounding the Department of Transportation Headquarters
 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.582′ N, 77° 0.09′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on M Street Southeast. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1830/1899 (here, next to this marker); 1895 (here, next to this marker); Covered Wagon Wheels (here, next to this marker); 1869 (here, next to this marker); 1873 (a few steps from this marker); 1860 (a few steps from this marker); 1837 (a few steps from this marker); 1897 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
1886 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1886 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 26 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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