[Photo] Washington Monument’s “Basement”

Basement, Washington Monument
January 14, 2014, gkrugandson on Instagram.

Thanks to G. Krug and Son Ironworks for sharing this neat shot from the ongoing restoration of the Washington Monument. Tons of brick and marble make up this 178-foot tall icon—all supported by the stone and brick arches down in the “basement.”

One comment

  1. Lynn st john says:

    Y ggg grandfather george thomas coutts sailed over from aberdeenshire scotland 1881 the same year angela coutts lost the rest of her inheritance she married a statesman william bartlett he grandfather cut the stone to the washington momument just before his passing

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