Plans for the Washington Canal in Washington D.C. (1802)
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After falling into disuse, the canal served briefly as a storm-drain and sewer.
Sure looked good on paper, though.
For more map resources and imagery from this period in Washington DC's history, check out the The Historical Society of Washington D.C.'s website.