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An employee of Williams Electric Co. in Shelby, N.C., pulls a rope uphill to hook onto a new utility pole in order to raise it into place Wednesday in a wooded area off Georgetown Pike in McLean as power restoration was post-storm priority No. 1. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

An employee of Williams Electric Co. in Shelby, N.C., pulls a rope uphill to hook onto a new utility pole in order to raise it into place Wednesday in a wooded area off Georgetown Pike in McLean as power restoration was post-storm priority No. 1. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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