Abby Yokoyama


Name: Abby Yokoyama
Position: Photographer
Graduation Year: 2021
Photographer


Images (43)


Photo: Hidden In Plain Sight

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 12, 2021, 12:21 a.m.

The stacks of stones may seem precious and hidden, but can actually be found only half a mile from a parking lot at Rock Creek Park.

Photo: Icy Intricacies

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 12, 2021, 12:13 a.m.

Ice freezes over the space between the intricate details of the stones.

Photo: Circle Stones at the Site

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 12, 2021, 12:10 a.m.

Many different shapes of stones were abandoned here, like this circular one found towards the back of the site.

Photo: Stacks on Stacks of Stones

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 12, 2021, 12:06 a.m.

The now mossy stacks of old stones were quietly disposed of by Congress, where they have stayed for the past 60 years.

Photo: Ornate Details of the Stones

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 11, 2021, 11:59 p.m.

Found on an unmarked trail next to the Rock Creek nature center, many of the stones sport intricate detailing.

Photo: Pile of Capitol Stones

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 11, 2021, 11:57 p.m.

Stones from the 1958 reconstruction of the Capitol lie haphazardly in Rock Creek Park.

Photo: Do Not Bother the Worms

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 11, 2021, 11:52 p.m.

Graffiti covers a "Do Not Enter" sign at the entrance of the Capitol Stones.

Photo: The Exorcist Steps

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 11, 2021, 11:44 p.m.

This steep, narrow stairway found at 3535 Prospect St. NW in D.C. was the filming location of the climax of the 1973 horror film, The Exorcist.

Photo: Bond Bread Factory

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 11, 2021, 11:39 p.m.

Now owned by Howard University, this building at 2146 Georgia Avenue NW in D.C. was once a bread factory for General Baking Company.

Photo: Legend of The Three Sisters

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 11, 2021, 11:29 p.m.

While there are many versions of this legend the oldest is a story of three sisters travelling to save their brothers who were captured by a rival tribe. They drowned on their journey, becoming the three small islets we see in the middle of the Potomac river. It is said a moaning sound can be heard in the area of the islands when another life is about to be taken.

Photo: Canopy Over the Trestle

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 11, 2021, 11:01 p.m.

A dead canopy of branches hangs over the Trolley Trestle.

Photo: Ruins of the Trolley Trestle

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 11, 2021, 10:03 p.m.

Opening in 1896, the Trolley Trestle took D.C. residents around the city, running its last trolley on 1960.

Photo: Abandoned Foundry Branch Trolley Trestle

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 8, 2021, 12:54 p.m.

Just past Georgetown University, the abandoned Trolley Trestle can be found.

Photo: Debris on the Canal

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 8, 2021, 12:46 p.m.

What used to be transportation for coal and other resources is now abandoned and filled with debris.

Photo: Gates of the C&O Canal

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 8, 2021, 12:35 p.m.

Murky water fills near the gates of the abandoned C&O Canal.

Photo: The Abandoned C&O Canal

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 5, 2021, 12:07 p.m.

Grass grows in place of the old C&O Canal in Georgetown.

Photo: Strike Three You're Out!

By Abby Yokoyama | Oct. 6, 2020, 1:14 p.m.

Senior Jacob Warren takes a long stride to pitch the ball.

Photo: Batter Up!

By Abby Yokoyama | Oct. 6, 2020, 1:12 p.m.

Junior Alex Valdez gets ready to swing the bat.

Photo: Pitching In

By Abby Yokoyama | Oct. 6, 2020, 1:11 p.m.

Sophomore Aidan Niemerski pitches the ball.

Photo: What a Catch!

By Abby Yokoyama | Oct. 6, 2020, 1:02 p.m.

Senior Nicholas Layke catches behind the plate.

Photo: Take the Lead

By Abby Yokoyama | Oct. 6, 2020, 1 p.m.

Sophomore Kendall Anderson takes a lead at first base.

Photo: Long Gone

By Abby Yokoyama | Oct. 6, 2020, 12:56 p.m.

Senior Jackson Plank swings the bat and gets a hit.

Photo: Patience is Key

By Abby Yokoyama | Oct. 6, 2020, 12:53 p.m.

Senior Tony Calderon-Gonzalez prepares to field the ball.

Photo: Eyes on the Ball

By Abby Yokoyama | Oct. 6, 2020, 12:49 p.m.

Senior Jackson Plank waits to catch the ball at first base.

Photo: Senior Season

By Abby Yokoyama | Oct. 6, 2020, 12:46 p.m.

Senior Jason Lott winds up to pitch the ball.

Photo: Defend and Dominate

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 2, 2020, 2:18 p.m.

Junior Kate Hildebrandt defends the ball.

Photo: Hold on Tight

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 2, 2020, 2:17 p.m.

Freshman Amelia Martin tries to take the ball from the other team.

Photo: Victory is the Goal

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 2, 2020, 2:14 p.m.

Junior Kate Hildebrandt searches the court to pass the ball.

Photo: Roudup

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 2, 2020, 2:11 p.m.

The team regroups for a time-out.

Photo: Nothing But Net

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 2, 2020, 2:09 p.m.

Freshman Amelia Martin takes a foul shot.

Photo: Scouting the Court

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 2, 2020, 2:07 p.m.

A blazer searches the court to pass the ball.

Photo: Defend to the End

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 2, 2020, 2:02 p.m.

Junior Elise Haverland moves quickly to defend the ball.

Photo: Eyes on the Prize

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 2, 2020, 1:43 p.m.

Freshman Amelia Martin keeps her eyes on the ball.

Photo: Getting Ready

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 2, 2020, 1:40 p.m.

Junior Peyton Martin prepares to defend the ball

Photo: Family

By Abby Yokoyama | Nov. 8, 2019, 6:28 p.m.

Blazers come together to congratulate one another after every point.

Photo: Can't Touch This

By Abby Yokoyama | Nov. 8, 2019, 6:26 p.m.

Senior Olivia Freer spikes the ball to the other team.

Photo: Double Block

By Abby Yokoyama | Nov. 8, 2019, 6:25 p.m.

Two blazers successfully block an attack from the opposing team.

Photo: Awaiting a Serve

By Abby Yokoyama | Nov. 8, 2019, 6:24 p.m.

Blazers prepare for a serve from the other team.

Photo: Bump it Up

By Abby Yokoyama | Nov. 8, 2019, 6:22 p.m.

A blazer dives for the ball to bump it to a teammate.

Photo: Just Spike It

By Abby Yokoyama | Nov. 8, 2019, 6:20 p.m.

Sophomore Emma Weinstein prepares to spike the ball to the other team.

Photo: Get Set

By Abby Yokoyama | Nov. 8, 2019, 5:59 p.m.

A blazer sets the ball to be spiked by her teammate.

Photo: Double Trouble

By Abby Yokoyama | Nov. 8, 2019, 5:42 p.m.

Two blazers attempt to block an attack from the opposing team.

Photo: Get Ready

By Abby Yokoyama | Nov. 8, 2019, 5:38 p.m.

Blazers prepare for the other team's attack.



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Gallery: The Absolutely True Legend of the Capitol Stones

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 12, 2021, 12:23 a.m. | In Photo »

Though not an official landmark, these old stones from the Capitol were dumped in a random location that can easily be found in Rock Creek Park. Try the unmarked trail at the parking lot of the Rock Creek maintenance yard.

Gallery: Urban Legends and Abandoned Places in the Washington, D.C. Area

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 11, 2021, 11:48 p.m. | In Photo »

Here are some of the coolest, or creepiest abandoned places or urban legends in D.C.

Gallery: Baseball During the Pandemic

By Audrey Haverland Abby Yokoyama | Oct. 6, 2020, 1:25 p.m. | In Blair »

How some Blair Blazers have managed to have a baseball season despite the circumstances.

Gallery: Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Magruder

By Abby Yokoyama | Jan. 2, 2020, 2:21 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair girls varsity basketball takes on Magruder December 13, 2019.

Gallery: Girls Volleyball Senior Night

By Abby Yokoyama | Nov. 8, 2019, 6:31 p.m. | In Blair »

The girls of the Blair volleyball team celebrate their senior night against Churchill on October 25.