A rare Super Moon shines on the U.S. Capitol building in Washington in January of 2018.
A bike rider takes in the grandeur of the Capitol steps on a foggy day.
Washington White Out
A blizzard obscures all but the biggest objects on Washington's National Mall.
Steel and Velvet
Carl Sandburg described Abraham Lincoln as someone made up of both “steel and velvet.” It's easy to see the steel in this stone monument to the nation's 16th president.
If These Steps Could Talk...
.... and sometimes they do. Snow leaves evidence of a recent visitor.
Capitol and Super Moon
A rare Super Moon illuminates the sky behind the U.S. Capitol.
Visitors stroll outside the Capitol on a summer evening.
Hey, Look at This...
Visitors to the U.S. Capitol share some time on the plaza on the West Front of the building.
Cathedral of Democracy
Statues of American leaders encircle the majestic rotunda of the U.S. Capitol.
A rare Super Moon illuminates the skies above the U.S. Capitol.
The West Front
Visitors enjoy the views offered by the west front of the U.S. Capitol.
The west front of the U.S. Capitol.
The memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever in this monument in Washington and in the hearts of Americans.
Monument at Dusk
The Washington Monument is silhouetted on a beautiful summer evening.
On July 4th, all eyes are on the Washington Monument.
U.S. Air Force Memorial
Sunrise at the U.S. Air Force Memorial in Arlington, VA.
The sun sneaks through a blizzard. This photo was taken during the peak of the so-called Snowmagedden storm that struck Washington, D.C.
The snows of the 2010 Snowmegedden cover the Korean War Veteran's Memorial in Washington, DC.
Korean War Veterans Memorial
The memorial was dedicated on July 27, 1995, the 42nd anniversary of the armistice that ended the war.
The Law of the Land
Nine chairs await the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Bombs Bursting in Air
Fourth of July fireworks light up the sky on the National Mall.
Rowers ply the Potomac River separating Washington, DC, from Virginia.
Looking at the Wall
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Dulles Takes Flight
Sixty years after it was designed by famed Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, the graceful Dulles main terminal is a futuristic as ever.
Statue of Freedom
Slaves helped cast the iron Statue of Freedom that adorns the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Photo illustration by Mike M. Ahlers
Statue of Freedom Montage
The Statue of Freedom atop the U.S. Capitol was cast, ironically, with the help of slaves.
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