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Large 9/11 artifacts heading to the museum

An online slideshow and story from reveals some of the large artifacts that are heading for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in the fall.

According to DNAinfo’s Julie Shapiro, “The items include a 47,000-pound piece of the North Tower’s antenna and a 10,000-pound elevator motor that once propelled workers up into the skyscrapers.”

The 9/11 Memorial will open September 11, 2011, and the museum will open in 2012.

By Meghan Walsh, Communications Associate for the 9/11 Memorial