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Originally posted by Mayet
Doesn't the antenna on Parliament House line up so precise
Originally posted by defcon5
Well yeah I guess I should have been 5 or 6 at the time (seems to me I was 7). I said I was young, but I still recall doing it, because it sucked that bad (hence my negative posts about it). Someone I was with at that time (a crippled German friend of the family with a heart problem) got to ride the elevator, but not me. I guess kids were less whimp-afied in them there old days…
There were no speed passes back then, so unless your butt was nailed to a wheel chair or crutches, you walked it.
I notice that your post of the date of the stair closing went bye-bye, why is that?
Another program requirement was to improve the visitor experience for the public. Specifically, approximately 190 commemorative stones can be viewed at various levels. During the construction, stones had been solicited from states, territories, friendly nations and various associations. These were available for viewing by the people walking the 897 steps to the top. In 1971, the steps were closed to up traffic and in 1976 to all traffic.