Longacres was a racetrack in Renton, Washington from 1933-92. It was the home of thoroughbred racing in western Washington and was the longest continually operated track on the West Coast. Longacres was the first racetrack on the coast based on parimutuel betting. The land was sold to the Boeing Company and the track closed in September 1992.
Hoover Field was the first airport for Washington, D.C. which opened in 1926. It was located in Arlington, Virginia, near the intersection of the 14th Street Bridge and the George Washington Parkway where the Pentagon now stands. In 1930 Hoover Field was sold and then merged with the nearby Washington Airport to form Washington-Hoover Airport. Washington Hoover Airport closed in 1941 when Washi...
On March 22, (2011) US carrier George Washington has left the naval facility at Yokosuka in south of Tokyo, where it was undergoing repairs, amid concerns over radiation from the damaged nuclear power plant. USS George Washington will remain in the local waters of Japan as part of US's comprehensive support and commitment to Japan.
USS George Washington (CVN-73) is an American nuclear-powered supercarrier, the sixth ship in the Nimitz class and the fourth United States Navy ship to be named after George Washington, the first President of the United States. It was built by Newport News Shipbuilding and was commissioned 4 July 1992.
USS George Washington (SSBN-598), the lead ship of her class of ballistic missile submarines, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for George Washington, first President of the United States, and the first of that name to be purpose-built as a warship.
The USS George Washington was decommissioned on 24 January 1985, was struck from the Naval Vessel Registry on...
Washington Metro is building a light rail line through Anacostia section of Washington DC. It is based on an out-of-service CSX (ex-B&O) railroad branch thru Anacostia. I tracked the path of this line.