WTC steel

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 »

WTC steel arrives at Louisiana firehouse after years-long wait

A 20-foot beam from the remains of the destroyed World Trade Center was greeted with bowed head, tears and prayer when it was recently received at a fire district in Louisiana.According to a St.Tammany News report by Suzanne Le Breton, Fire District 12 Deputy Chief Steve Krentel has been trying to get a piece of WTC steel for use for a memorial for years. The beam reportedly arrived this month on a trailer, draped in an American flag,  Read more »

WTC steel that remained standing in 9/11 aftermath returns to the place 'they were born.' (Updated)

Hundreds of tons of remnant steel from the 2001 World Trade Center disaster has arrived home. That home may not be where you think.According to an Associated Press report  Read more »

WTC steel I-beam finds home in Afghanistan (Updated)

Residents of the Breezy Point neighborhood in Queens donated to the U.S. military a steel I-beam that was once part of the World Trade Center.  The beam, which is nine-feet long and two-feet wide, weighs more than 950 pounds. It was donated to the Army through an organization called Sons and Daughters of America, Breezy Point, according to a military report.  Read more »