President Joe Biden called on Congress to pass legislation to adopt a tentative agreement between railroad workers and operators without modifications, a move aimed at averting a national rail shutdown.
By the turn of the 20th century, the dominant railroads serving the nation’s capital had separate stations. When city leaders in Washington wanted to beautify the city, one of the major initiatives was a new train station.
To celebrate 20 years, Railfanning.org has launched a special section that includes recreated versions of former designs. The section also includes a timeline highlighting some of the pivotal moments in the site’s history.