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|Installed in 1884, the aluminum cap on the Washington
Monument is still in service. Alcola.
Enlargement: Aluminum tip of the Washington Monument with brass
collar that holds lightning rods and brass rods extending down
each side of the monument. NOAA.
of Aluminium, International Aluminum Institute
- Binczewski, George J. The
Point of a Monument: A History of the Aluminum Cap of the Washington
Monument. JOM, 47 (11) (1995), pp. 20-25.
- Myers John H. and Gary L. Hume. Aluminum
and Vinyl Siding on Historic Buildings: The Appropriateness of
Substitute Materials for Resurfacing Historic Wood Frame Buildings.
8, TPS, Washington, DC:TPS, National Park Service, USDI, 1984.
- International Aluminum