DC's Snow-Covered Scenes

The DC region is still trying to carve a path through the piles of wet, heavy snow left by this weekend's blizzard. Some people found getting around easier than others.

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A man photographs the U.S. Capitol during the storm.
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A U.S. Capitol Police cruiser sits parked in the plaza in front of the Capitol during a powerful winter storm Feb. 10, 2010.
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Suhail Saleem, manager of a gas station, tries to move a vehicle which is stuck in the snow in Alexandria, Va.
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A work crew removes snow at a shopping mall in Annandale, Va.
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A person walks down an empty D.C. street.
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Pedestrians walk in the snow in Alexandria.
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A maintence worker uses a snow blower to clear the sidewalk in Takoma Park, Md.
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Pedestrians walk in a white-out situation during the snowstorm in Alexandria.
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Road crew are seen though a car window as they plow snow on Little River Turnpike in Annandale.
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A snowplow cleans snow off a street in Alexandria.
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Suhail Saleem tries to move a vehicle which is stuck in the snow at the gas station he manages.
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Blowing snow obscures the Washington Monument.
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A person walks the street during the powerful storm.
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Pedestrians walk on Little River Turnpike in a white-out condition in Alexandria.
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Blowing snow obscures the U.S. Capitol.
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A snow covered the statue of a dinosaur skull sits on the National Mall.
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Yvonne Russo slips while walking on an unplowed street in Washington, DC. The Washington area is trying to recover from a major snowstorm, even as it prepares for the next storm coming its way.
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A front end loader piles up snow in an open spot outside of the U.S. Capitol. The snow was trucked in from Senate parking lots in DC.
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Travelers head to their terminals inside Reagan National Airport Monday. Flights were halted over the weekend, and are likely to be closed again Wednesday.
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More snow coming our way? Put on a smiley face.
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Hey, stop hogging up the snowless sidewalk!
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Many cars remain snowed in on Q St. in the District and beyond on February 8, 2010 in Washington, DC.
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The early morning sun rises over the snow covered Vietnam Memorial with the Washington Monunet in the background. Several tourist sites were closed during the blizzard.
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Loaders remove snow from city streets to be hauled away in trucks on February 8, 2010 in Washington, DC.
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It might be a while before residents are sitting outside, enjoying the sunshine.
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Icy trees line Pennsylvania Avenue with plowed snow banked at its sides near the U.S. Capitol in DC.
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A snow plow is stuck and covered in snow on the median of Route 123 in McLean, Va. Sunday afternoon, after an intense winter blizzard hit the nation's capital and much of the Mid Atlantic region.
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A District Dept. of Transportation plow moves snow on 15th Street NW after the snowstorm.
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One way to get around, Part 1: In Arlington, a biker braves the roads, passing by an on-ramp to I-395, one of the main routes into Washington.
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Ways to get around in the snow, Part 2: A snowboarder flies down a hill at Huntingtown High School in Md.
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You know it's bad when even the fast food places, like this Arby's resturaunt in Dunkirk, Md., are closed.
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People driving on I-395, one of the main routes into Washington.
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What to do with all the snow? A man builds a snow angel in the back of his pickup truck while his daughter watches.
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The frozen food shelves at a Safeway were left sparse after shoppers cleared out the store in advance of the snowstorm.
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How bad was the storm? Maryland transportation officials sent front loaders to remove the snow on some routes.
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A front loader in Arlington clears snow in the high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane on I-395, one of the main routes into Washington.
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Not even Mother Nature can stop the call of nature. A woman walks her dog on Connecticut Avenue NW after the snowstorm.
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Mike Brown of Owings, Md., didn't bother messing around with a shovel to clear his driveway.
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Carolyn Jackson shovels snow off her long driveway Sunday in Owings, Md.
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For those who could drive around, the trick was finding a working gas pump.
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A local resident walks her dog in Alexandria, Va., after the record-setting snowstorm.
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In D.C., a snow-covered car whose owner wisely left the windshield wipers up.
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Working for $50 a vehicle, Bryan Craig, Jr. (L) and Phil Golden dig out a car after the snowstorm, which left over 24 inches of snow in some areas.
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Working for $50 a vehicle, Bryan Craig, Jr. digs out a car from the snow.
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Rabubacar Ndao shovels a path to the Washington Islamic Center's mosque.
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Rabubacar Ndao in front of the Washington Islamic Center's mosque in Washington, DC.
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Plows clear the on-ramp to I-395, one of the main routes into Washington.
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A familiar scene for many in the DC region. Snow plows have been busy clearing main roads, but several side streets have yet to see any snow removal action.
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A bus stop Sunday after the storm. Most of the region's buses shut down service over the weekend.
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People walk on K Street's side road after the snow.
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Scott Gutherie shovels snow off his car in Owings, Md.
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A woman on a rare, cleared sidewalk passes a car and scooter covered in show after a storm in Arlington, Va.
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A man walks down New York Avenue in DC.
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A man removes snow from a driveway on Massachusetts Avenue.
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Drivers make their way down I-395, one of the main routes into Washington.
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Pedestrians walk on King Street in Alexandria, Va., Saturday evening following the storm, which dropped over two feet of snow on the area.
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A snow plow tries to clear roads amidst pedestrians and traffic on streets in Rossyln, Va., across the Potomac River from the Georgetown section of Washington Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010.
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Covered with snow and ice, traffic signals remain dark at an intersection in Bethesda, Md., outside Washington Sunday afternoon, Feb. 7, 2010.
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A man pushes his bicycle down a snow-covered sidewalk on 16th Street NW in DC.
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Using your legs seems to be the favored mode of transportation these days.
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People watch their step as they walk down a snow-covered sidewalk on 16th Street NW in the District.
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A man shovels out his car on a snow-covered street in DC.
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A homeless man sleeps in the doorway of a church on 16 St. NW on February 8, 2010 in Washington, DC.
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A U.S. Airways aircraft takes off from Reagan National Airport on Monday. The airport was partially opened to accommodate travelers after one of the biggest snowstorms in the history has hit the area.
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The scene from inside Reagan National Airport February 8, 2010.
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Travelers walk inside Reagan National Airport. The airport was partially re-opened Monday to accommodate travelers after one of the biggest snowstorms in the history has hit the area.
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A road crew cleans up snow on King Street.
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A women crosses North Capitol St. near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.
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Front end loaders wait for more snow to be trucked in from Senate parking lots at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.
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A road crew cleans up snow on King Street in Alexandria, Va.
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Pedestrians were forced to walk on the street next to traffic because of snow-clogged sidewalks in Baileys Crossroads, Va.
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BAILEYS CROSSROADS, VA - FEBRUARY 08: A woman walks on the street next to the traffic because a snow clogged sidewalk February 8, 2010 in Baileys Crossroads, Virginia. The Washington area was hit by one of the biggest snowstorms in the history. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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Parking meters poke out of the snow on North Capitol St. near the U.S. Capitol in the District.
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ARLINGTON, VA - FEBRUARY 08: A road crew cleans up snow on a street February 8, 2010 in Alington, Virginia. The Washington area was hit by one of the biggest snowstorms in the history. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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A front end loader piles up snow that was trucked in from Senate parking lots at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.
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Dump trucks dump snow that was brought from Senate parking lots at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.
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A woman walks on the street next to the traffic because of a snow clogged sidewalk in Baileys Crossroads, Va.
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A road crew cleans up snow on King Street February 8, 2010 in Alexandria, Va.
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Neighbors on Downs Drive in Silver Spring, Md., get together to shovel the street to help a neighbor's daughter, who would be returning from the hospital, get to her house.
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