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What Does the “Washington Post March” Have to Do With the Embassy of Peru?

What Does the “Washington Post March” Have to Do With the Embassy of Peru?

by Stephen A. Hansen*

PUBLISHED: JULY 14TH, 2014, Intowner newspaper

 

For images associated with this article, as well as older Was Once Was postings, please visit: http://intowner.com/what-once-was-in-washington-d-c/

 

Arcadia Publishing Acquires The History Press

Arcadia Publishing Acquires The History Press Inc.

Charleston, SC — Arcadia Publishing has announced the acquisition of The History Press Inc., a wholly owned US based subsidiary of UK based The History Press Ltd, in a private sale. The deal creates the largest publisher of local and regional books in the U.S. with a staggering combined total of more than 12,000 titles available for sale.

PRR Rail Yard in Southwest

I am looking for images and/or layouts of the Pennsylvania Railroad rail yard that once existed in Southwest near the Bureau of Engraving and Printing near 14th and D Streets and the 14th Street Bridge. The Mandarin Oriental occupies some of the area currently. Any help would be much appreciated.

Franklin Noll

Consulting Historian, Bureau of Engraving and Printing

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