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Call Number/Catalog Number AE 0072
Title Aerial view north from the Anacostia River up South Capitol Street to the Capitol.
Additional identifier SP 0001
Collection Whetzel Aerial photograph collection
Creator (Artist/Photographer/Author) Winged Camera Service
Description Aerial view north from the Anacostia River up South Capitol Street to the Capitol.

Includes the Washington Navy Yard, James Creek Dwellings, Lansburgh Warehouse, PEPCO Buzzard Point Plant, Gulf and Standard Oil Storage Tanks, Tempo Buildings A, B and C. Overflight 3.19.

East of Overflight 3.18, West of Overflight 3.20.
(Overflight 3 extends east-west from Pine Spring, Virginia to Millwood, Maryland.
Date 1955/03
Provenance The collection consists of about 1200 aerial photographs of the Washington D.C. metropolitan area in the mid to late 1950s. The photographs were taken, usually from 5,000 feet altitude, by the Whetzel Associates Company -- 250 in nine east-west overflights of the area later bounded approximately by the Capital Beltway.
Classification Aerial photographs
General views
Government buildings
Temporary buildings
Power plants
Search Terms National Gallery of Art
Library of Congress--Jefferson Building
Library of Congress--Adams Building
House Office Building--Cannon
House Office Building--Longworth
Senate Office Building--Russell
Supreme Court Building
Washington Navy Yard
South Capitol Street Bridge
Anacostia River
James Creek Dwellings
Lansburgh's Department Store--warehouse
Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO), Buzzard Point Plant
Gulf Oil Storage Tank
Standard Oil Company Storage Tank
Tempo Building A -- WW II
Tempo Building C -- WW II
Street Number 0
Street Name South Capitol Street
Street Name (Cross Street) Delaware Avenue
Early date 1955
Object Name Print, Photographic
Medium Photographic Paper/
Print size 7.5" x 9.5"