A segregated rail car and a prison guard tower are so large, they had to be put into place before construction is completed.
Nov. 17, 2013Two cranes lift an old rail car, encased in shrink-wrap, at the site of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. The Southern Railway car kept black and white passengers segregated. Katherine Frey/The Washington Post
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.