National Geographic : 1923 Apr
Photograph by the Army Air Service THE UNION STATION AND ITS ENVIRONS, WASHINGTON, D. C. No railroad terminal in the world has a finer setting than the Washington Union Station. In the foreground isthesplendid United States Capitol. In the lower right corner is the House of Representatives Office Building, and above it the magnificent Cngressional Library. Between the Capitol and the station are the Senate Office Building and the group of small structures known as the Government Hotels for Women Employees. To the left of the station are the City Post-Office and the Government Printing Office. In the background, indicatedbythe arrow, isthe National Geographic Society's Eckington Annex, adjacent to the freight tracks, from which 4,500 tons of paper were delivered for use inTHE GEOGRAPHIC last year.