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September 30th Inspection
National Park Service staff inspect the Washington Monument on September 30, 2011
September 30 Inspection 1
Jennifer Talken-Spaulding and Sean Kennealy of the National Park Service examine two spalls that were removed from the Washington Monument
September 30 Inspection 5
Jennifer Talken-Spaulding and Sean Kennealy of the National Park Service look at a box of spalls that had been removed from the Monument.
September 30 Inspection 3
Gordy Kito of the National Park Service sweeps up debris.
September 30 Inspection 9
National Park Service staff and members of the WJE Difficult Access Team ready for the days climb.
September 30 Inspection 2
Climbers equipment is placed inside the window that they will exit.
September 30 Inspection 8
Jennifer Talken-Spaulding looks at areas on the Monument that have been repaired in the past.
September 30 Inspection 4
Climbing equipment, including the debris bucket in which climbers place spalls they remove.
September 30 Inspection 7
Fibrous joint filler from the original construction.
September 30 Inspection 6
Gordy Kito, Jennifer Talken-Spaulding and Sean Kennealy inspect some of the damage to the interior of the Monument.