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.

Washington Monument foundation

Washington Monument foundation

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.