No Elves, No Coal: Myth-Busting the Capitol’s ‘Little Doors’

By Katherine Tully-McManus
Posted April 6, 2018 at 5:50pm
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The Capitol has been rebuilt, expanded and renovated many times since the early 1800s. But its corridors still have a few tiny reminders of an innovative fire-fighting system created by the same master engineer who built the iconic Capitol Dome.