National Geographic : 1931 Nov
© National Geographic Society Finlay Direct Color Photograph byClifton Adams STROLLERS ON THE GRASSY BANKS OF THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL POOL Its placid waters reflect both the impressive temple to Lincoln and Washington's towering shaft. Although more than 2000 feet long and 160 feet wide, the pool nowhere attains a depth greater than three feet and affords a safe and popular place fortheactivities ofjuvenile yachtsmen and for skaters in winter. At the left are the wartime emergency Munitions Buildings, and topping the trees theoldPost Office tower. Domes of the National Museum and Capitol flank the Monument.