Silver Spring, Maryland: Longest Single Span Escalator in the Western Hemisphere

230 feet from the surface to the subway.
Address:
11151 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD
Directions:
The escalator leads to the Wheaton Metro station. On the southeast corner of Hwy 97/Georgia Ave. and Reedie Drive, across from the Wheaton Plaza mall.
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Longest Escalator. Longest Single Span Escalator in the Western Hemisphere

Hearing about this "Longest Escalator in the USA", I knew I had to see it for myself and wow - it's sure LONG. Wheaton Mall's nearby if you hopped on the metro just to see this.

[Nathaniel Balsley, 04/12/2007]

The escalator is 230 ft. long.

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