WTC steel

Auction of 9/11 Steel Halted in Virginia

Beams from the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Copyright, The Roanoke Times, reprinted by permission. Beams from the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Copyright, The Roanoke Times, reprinted by permission.

The auction of a 9/11 memorial in Salem, Va. was halted after 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels urged to protect it.  Read more »

Powerful Oral History on Bringing WTC Steel Overseas

Master Sgt. Bubba Beason has been career airplane mechanic with the U.S. Air Force. (Photo courtesy Beason) Master Sgt. Bubba Beason has been career airplane mechanic with the U.S. Air Force. (Photo courtesy Beason)

Listen to a memorable oral history recorded with a U.S. Air Force mechanic.  Read more »

UVA Creates 9/11 Memorial from WTC Steel

WTC steel and an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol in honor of 9/11 victim Glenn Davis Kirwin make up the 9/11 memorial at UVA (photo courtesy Evan Davis) WTC steel and an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol in honor of 9/11 victim Glenn Davis Kirwin make up the 9/11 memorial at UVA (photo courtesy Evan Davis)

A ceremony installing the piece of steel culminated a student-led initiative for a permanent memorial to the victims of the terrorist attacks.  Read more »

A Ship Forged from WTC Steel

USS New York berthed at Pier 88 on Sept. 8, 2011 (Photo by Scott Koen, M/V LT Michael P. Murphy/via ussnewyork's Flickr) USS New York berthed at Pier 88 on Sept. 8, 2011 (Photo by Scott Koen, M/V LT Michael P. Murphy/via ussnewyork's Flickr)

USS New York commemorates 9/11 in more ways than one  Read more »

VIDEO: 9/11 Steel Travels

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comThe above video is from Fox News' "The Rise of Freedom" series documents Pennsylvania memorial that honors victims of 9/11 with steel beam from World Trade Center. Read more about WTC steel being used in memorials across the country on The MEMOBy 9/11 Memorial Staff  Read more »

(VIDEO) Hangar 17: Salvaging WTC, Preserving History

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comThe above video is from Fox News' The Rise of Freedom series featuring hangar 17 at John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens, where World Trade Center remnant steel, crushed emergency vehicles and other artifacts recovered from ground zero have been housed since 2001.Read more about hangar 17 at FoxNews.comBy 9/11 Memorial Staff  Read more »

WTC Steel Being Used in NJ Memorial

About 60 miles west of New York City, a piece of World Trade Center steel will serve as the anchor for a memorial to Warren County resdients who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to a report by lehighvalleylive.com  Read more »

A Living History: The Stories Behind 9/11 Artifacts

"A Living History: The Stories Behind 9/11 Artifacts" is a three-part series written by oral historian Jenny Pachucki of the 9/11 Memorial Museum and edited by Meghan Walsh, communications associate for the 9/11 Memorial. "Symbol Steel" is part 2 of 3 in the series./em> He knew how to handle a striker and blow torch.  Read more »

Large 9/11 artifacts heading to the museum

An online slideshow and story from DNAinfo.com 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  Read more »

9/11 memorial construction continues moving forward

Above: Two photographs show the ongoing construction of the 9/11 Memorial with the first (left) displaying the beginning steps of reconstruction at the World Trade Center site in 2007, while the second photo shows the site as it looks today.  (Photos by Joe Woolhead)Since construction officially began on the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in 2006, the World Trade Center site has transformed.  Read more »