National Geographic : 1931 Nov
Photograph by Capt. Albert W. Stevens WASHINGTON'S GREAT UNION STATION, DESIGNED BY BURNHAM, FAMOUS AMERICAN ARCHITECT The large brick structure at the extreme left is the Government Printing Office. To the immediate left of Union Station isthe City Post Office. Back of the station are train sheds and yards. Photograph by Clifton Adams RADIATING FROM WASHINGTON-HOOVER AIRPORT, SKYLINES LINK THE CAPITAL WITHMANY OTHER AMERICAN CITIES Passenger planes fly from Washington to Chicago now in about four hours. Between Washington and NewYork anhourly shuttle service ismaintained, during daylight. Other passenger lines touch here and the mail planes, of course, come and go by dayand night (see, also, text, page 554).