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

1922

Transportation Walk

 
 
1922 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. 1922 Marker
Inscription. William and Frank Fageol manufacture the Safety Coach, the first purpose-built bus, for inter-city travel. In 1927, their Twin Coach, the first dual-motored streetcar type urban transit bus, uses the whole length to carry passengers.
 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.583′ N, 77° 0.187′ 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. Taxiway Guidance Sign, Crossing Gate and Flashing Light Signal, Channel Marking Buoy (here, next to this marker); 1926 (here, next to this marker); 1923 (a few steps from this marker); Ship's Propeller, Airplane Propeller, Truck Wheel (a few steps from this marker); 1927 (a few steps from this marker); 1900/1920 (a few steps from this marker); 1911 (a few steps from this marker); 1925 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsRoads & Vehicles
 
1922 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1922 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 71 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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