Labor Day

With the start of the Labor Day weekend, it’s good to appreciate all the workers who labor to make D.C. the city we love. Here are a few of them:

Working on official buildings

©Angela N.
©Angela N.
Cleaning the Capitol columns ©Victoria Pickering
Removing snow from the steps of the Capitol @Miki Jourdan
Clearning and repairing at the Jefferson Memorial ©Victoria Pickering
Power washing the White House. ©Victoria Pickering

National treasures

The Park Service employees who maintain the cherry trees:

©Angela N.

The panda keepers:

©Angela N.
©Angela N.

Guarding

Metropolitan police officer:

©Rob Klug

Secret Service agent positioning the President’s limousine on a visit to the Capitol.

©Victoria Pickering

Capitol Police officers guarding the Supreme Court:

©Victoria Pickering

Museum guards:

©Miki Jourdan
©Miki Jourdan

Feeding us

At the iconic Fish Market:

©Rob Klug

Cooking in the window in Chinatown:

©Miki Jourdan

Food trucks on the Mall:

©Rob Klug

Bars and restaurants:

©Miki Jourdan

Pop-up beverage sales anywhere there might be remand:

©Rob Klug

Providing transportation

Bus driver:

©Rob Klug

Taxi drivers at Union Station hoping for passengers doing the pandemic.

©Victoria Pickering

Metro workers at the Western Bus Garage:

©Victoria Pickering

Construction and maintenance

©Rob Klug
©Rob Klug
©Miki Jourdan

Making life nice for us

Outdoor beauty salon:

©Rob Klug

Flower vendor:

@Victoria Pickering

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2 Comments

  1. Some truly wonder portraits here! What a great way to appreciate people who are so often invisible to many of us. Thanks.

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