The Inaugural Parade

Posted by Katherine | January 22, 2009 – 5:28 pm

Barry S says he might be the guy you see wandering around DC with “a camera the size of a Mini Cooper and lens that looks like a brass canon.” That equipment could explain how he got this great shot of the inaugural parade. The men appear to be a special attachment to the US Army Fife and Drum Corps. (See Barry featured here too.)

Parading military
[xtol7 / Flickr]

Arlington, Virginia’s Mike Lynch (featured here) was lucky enough to be stationed at a spot on the parade route where the Obamas left their limo to walk. This photo captures so much about the day: the President and First Lady themselves; the crowd; the police, military, and secret service; and the media right up in the Obamas’ faces.

Obamas walking parade route
[lynch_m_j / Flickr]

Phil (here! here! here!), another Arlington resident, but with heart in Philadelphia, caught the Biden family walking with their motorcade.

Bidens walking parade route
[philliefan99 / Flickr]

From up high on a bleacher near the White House, he looked down along the parade route:

Fish-eye view of parade route
[philliefan99 / Flickr]

If you squint, you can see the Capitol at the far end.


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