Engineers to rappel down Washington Monument
September 27th, 2011
07:52 AM ET
3 years ago

Engineers to rappel down Washington Monument

Washington (CNN) - It may look like an action movie being shot on the National Mall Tuesday, but in fact it will be engineers at work, rappelling down the sides of the Washington Monument, looking for damage caused by the August earthquake.

"The engineering team and the rappelling team, a combination of people from Denali National Park in Alaska as well as from an engineering firm, will come out of the windows at the 500-foot level," said Bill Line, spokesman for the National Park Service.

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  1. diridi

    Fix the Jobs problem, Manufacturing in America, strict Immigration, Medicare Fraud, etc, then go to this monument. History teachers need this but men, women need to above problems fixed first....o.k, God tells us something here....

    September 27, 2011 08:45 am at 8:45 am |
  2. diridi

    Fix jobs, Manufacturing at home, Agriculture, Oil Independence, Energy Efficiency, strict Immigration, etc, then this lifeless monument...

    September 27, 2011 10:37 am at 10:37 am |