Building the Washington Monument’s Foundation

These are two amazing images that we dug up on the Internet. The first shows the construction of a concrete foundation for the structure. The second shows the team digging down to make the foundation.

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Washington Monument foundation
Washington Monument foundation
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digging the Washington Monument foundation
digging the Washington Monument foundation

Source: Digital History Project

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  • http://nailsonblackboards.blogspot.com/ Bernie Gilbert

    Interesting that the view in the distance is so empty that it might as well be the Texas panhandle.