On May 7, 1851, the Orange and Alexandria Railroad opened the Wilkes Street Tunnel.

@dcbikehistory posted an extensive history of the tunnel:

I regularly cycle through the tunnel. Sometimes, I don’t even see a photo shoot occurring.

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The Wilkes Street Tunnel – THE DC BIKE BLOGGER


Author: WFY

Yet another Washingtonian pushing the ubiquitous Nats/DC sports, Penn State, commuting, bicycling, kayaking, broomball, skiing, gin & tonic agenda.

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