The week in photos: March 1-7

The week in pictures in Pittsburgh as seen through the eyes of our photojournalists.


A horse stands in the rain near a barn on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Jackson Township, Butler County. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
A mist looms as workers power wash the cables of the 10th Street Bridge over the Monongahela River, Thursday March 01, 2018, on the South Side. (Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette)
The Cleveland Orchestra, conducted by guest conductor Nikolaj Znaider, performs Elgar Symphony No. 2 during a morning concert on Friday, March 2, 2018 at Severance Hall in Cleveland. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
A fireman climbs to the third story of well-known restaurant, Papa J’s, as the building burns, Saturday, March, 3, 2018, along Main St. in Carnegie. (Jessie Wardarski/ Post-Gazette)
Sam Meyer, right, comforts Tom Doyle during a candlelight vigil for Officer Brian Shaw, who was killed on duty last year, on Sunday, March. 4, 2018, in New Kensington. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
Pablo, 17, holds a drawing based on a movie he watched about a young undocumented immigrant who was deported, at his home, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Pittsburgh. “And so she spoke the horrible words that spoke out more than actions could ever do,” reads the quote from the movie at the bottom of the drawing. Pablo explains, “The president, he says things that are affecting all things happening right now.” (Rebecca Droke/Post-Gazette)
A crew works on the roof of the Allegheny County Courthouse, Monday March 5, 2018, in Downtown Pittsburgh. (Darrell Sapp/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)


Former Vice President Joe Biden, center, and Democratic candidate Conor Lamb, right, greet supporters after a campaign speech on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at the Carpenters Training Center in Collier Township. Lamb is running against Republican opponent Rick Saccone in a special election for Pennsylvania’s 18th District, a seat which has been vacant since former Rep. Tim Murphy resigned after a scandal surrounding an extramarital affair. (Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)


Braves baserunner, Ozzie Albies steals second base against Pirates shortstop, Kevin Newman, at Champion Stadium Monday, March 5, 2018, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Shianne Pelescak, top center, laughs as she watches Aiden Scullion, front left, chase Hanalee Nordeen during a Dr. Seuss-themed “Duck, Duck, Goose” game of “Cat, Cat, Hat” at a celebration for Dr. Seuss’ 114th birthday on Monday, March 5, 2018, at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall in Carnegie. Theodor Suess “Ted” Geisel was born March 2, 1904. (Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)
Emergency workers stand on Route 88 monitoring an accident in which a train hit a tractor-trailer spilling the truck’s cargo of hydrochloric acid and injuring its driver, Tuesday March 6, 2018, in Centerville. (Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette)
Zoe Vandivier, right, 8 of Squirrel Hill, reacts as she watches Scilla Wahrhaftig of East Liberty unveil her egg when the two made Pysanky during “Tuesday Crafternoon” on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at the Frick Environmental Center, in Squirrel Hill. Pysanky are decorated eggs that are usually given as gifts on Easter. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Westinghouse player James Ellis is jokingly told to drink more Gatorade by Pittsburgh Public Schools officer Diane Davis after Ellis cramped up near the end of a PIAA basketball playoff game on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Allderdice High School in Squirrel Hill. Westinghouse beat Chestnut Ridge, 70-58. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Calvin Losh, 8, and Joan Stone, staff interpreter, mimic the dancers of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf. (Antonella Crescimbeni/Post-Gazette)
Cathy Schlott, Curator of Behavioral Management and Education feeds Valentino, a Linnaeus’s Two-toed Sloth during a preview of the National Aviary’s new show “Amazing Amazon” on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 on the North Side. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Charlie Walczak, 2, points to a train while sitting on the shoulders of his father, Gerret Walczak of Avalon during the Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, downtown. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)