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



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B&W Photos
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 View From Northwest
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Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 View From Northwest
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 West Side
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Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 West Side
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 South Side From Potomac River
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Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 South Side From Potomac River
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 North Side
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Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 North Side
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Northwest Corner
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Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Northwest Corner
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 North Hall, Looking Northeast
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Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 North Hall, Looking Northeast
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 South Wing, Looking Southwest
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Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 South Wing, Looking Southwest
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 East Wall And Roof, South Wing
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Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 East Wall And Roof, South Wing
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 South Wing, Central Roof
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Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 South Wing, Central Roof
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Basement, Looking North
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Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Basement, Looking North
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Stairs From K Street Entrance
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Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Stairs From K Street Entrance
Historic American Buildings Survey 1967 Sketch Plans
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Historic American Buildings Survey 1967 Sketch Plans


Data Pages


Supplemental Material


Item Title


Location
3142 K Street Northwest, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DC-145
Building/structure dates: 1911 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1968 demolished
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.

Subjects
Powerhouses


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 VIEW FROM NORTHWEST
2. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 WEST SIDE
3. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 SOUTH SIDE FROM POTOMAC RIVER
4. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 NORTH SIDE
5. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 NORTHWEST CORNER
6. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 NORTH HALL, LOOKING NORTHEAST
7. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 SOUTH WING, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
8. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 EAST WALL AND ROOF, SOUTH WING
9. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 SOUTH WING, CENTRAL ROOF
10. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 BASEMENT, LOOKING NORTH
11. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 STAIRS FROM K STREET ENTRANCE
12. Historic American Buildings Survey 1967 SKETCH PLANS


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