If you've ever stood in the middle of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., you can imagine what a chore it must be to cut the grass, trim the shrubs, prune the trees, and keep the flowerbeds tidy.
Friday, September 21st, 2012
Zoom out from the tightly cropped image we used for Mystery Photo 56 and you'll find a seat at the soda fountain in the Painted Desert Inn in Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park.
The stools were created by Civilian Conservation Corp crews using designs by Lyle Bennett, a National Park Service architect, made in 1939.
A "red rock" ride through a national park is coming up September 29, but you'll have to head north of the border to participate in it. That's when the Red Rock Parkway in Waterton Lakes National Park will be closed to motor vehicles for a while to give cyclists clear sailing.