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In the spirit

In the spirit

From the historic Washington landmarks in the Garden Court, we moved on to the West Gallery, which housed an enormous Douglas Fir Christmas tree decorated with national park ornaments and a model of the Old Faithful Inn and geyser, along with the front of a locomotive for kids to play on.

The Christmas tree in the West Gallery, a Douglas Fir from Maryland that I read somewhere was the third largest Christmas tree in the country, although Iím not sure if thatís true or not.

Old Faithful Geyser, posted earlier:

Nikon D810 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/125s f/8.0 at 24.0mm iso1000 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Julie Oldfield06-Dec-2016 01:36
A very lovely presentation. V
Frank Gines02-Dec-2016 22:15
Beautiful Christmas tree nice and tall.V
Kevin Warren02-Dec-2016 21:19
It's a beautiful tree, I wonder what the criteria is for the size ranking.
Nora van Beek02-Dec-2016 13:50
Stunning tree! Excellent composition and capture! V
Tom Munson01-Dec-2016 22:11
Now that's a beautiful Christmas tree.
Ika Zinka Eferl01-Dec-2016 21:53
Nice presentation of this beautiful festive scene!V
globalgadabout01-Dec-2016 20:46
a bang-up job on the festive display here..
Colin Storey01-Dec-2016 19:57
Great festive image of this large tree.