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Capital Traction Company Powerhouse, 3142 K Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Capital Traction Company Powerhouse, 3142 K Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

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Summary

Significance: The building housed the equipment which generate the electricity for Washington's transportation system from 1911 to 1943. It is superior industrial architecture, and an impressive landmark on the Georgetown waterfront.
Survey number: HABS DC-145
Building/structure dates: 1911 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1968 Demolished

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.90253, -77.03554
Google Map of 38.9025277, -77.0355374
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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