The Metro system was worked harder than ever on Inauguration Day last week (as well as the Sunday and Monday before), but it's the lost-and-found that's busy this week.
The throngs of thousands who braved the crowds and cold lost a lot of stuff last week. Some of the items are your usual suspects: bags, hats, gloves, scarves, blankets, wallets, cell phones, etc.
"We've had about 200 cell phones since last week up to yesterday," said Metro customer service representative Lendy Castillo.
But some of the lost toys are head-scratchers. Wallets are frequently found on floors or wedged between a wall and a seat, but what parent leaves behind a stroller?
Some history-watchers probably had a really tough time making their way through the sea of people last week because they didn't have their canes.
Metro's even hanging on to a cadet's uniform and a proposed geothermal conversion chart from Ball State University.
It's too soon to say exactly how many things were lost by the record-breaking crowds, but workers have been sorting through boxes since late last week, trying to reunite the lost with the lucky.
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Metro holds on to lost items for 30 days. If you're missing something, check out Metro's website.