Amazing Photo of Washington Monument Apex

How cool is this photo? It was taken by Theodor Horydczak in 1934. Click on the image for a much larger version and read the inscription at the top: “Repaired 1934, National Park Service, Department of the Interior.”

Washington, D.C., circa 1934. "Washington Monument. Capstone without lightning rods." 8x10 nitrate negative by Theodor Horydczak.
Washington, D.C., circa 1934. “Washington Monument. Capstone without lightning rods.” 8×10 nitrate negative by Theodor Horydczak.

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