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Looking left towards Manhattan out of the Statue of Liberty's Crown.
Lady Liberty's original torch, replaced in 1986.
Stairs in the statue's pedestal, reminding us of Escher's House of Stairs
Looking up towards the crown before climbing the spiral staircase.
The double-helix staircase to the top has 146 to the top.
Standing in Lady Liberty's Crown, where you must watch your head. Temperatures inside the statue may be upwards of 100Â° and the entire statue sways several feet in the wind.
Looking right out of the crown with the statue's arm in the foreground and the Verazanno Bridge in the background.
The ladder to access the statue's arm and torch. Closed to the public since 1916, National Park Service employees climb a 40 foot ladder to maintain the torch lights.
Looking down from the spiral staircase.
Another interior picture looking up into the statue, officially titled Liberty Enlightening the World.
Looking out at New York Harbor from the Statue of Liberty's Pedestal.