Tag Archives: 9/11

9/11, Once Again

By Vladimir Brezina

The Twin Towers, as they were.

All of these photos were taken in 2000 or earlier.

It’s hard to believe it’s already been 13 years…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light, Take Three

By Vladimir Brezina

Oh, all right… I can’t resist having a third go at this week’s Photo Challenge, Let There Be Light! (The first two responses were here and here.)

The Tribute in Light, seen on our Hidden Harbor Tour on September 10, 2013.

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9/11, Twelve Years On

By Vladimir Brezina

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Photos taken on yesterday’s Hidden Harbor Tour organized by the Working Harbor Committee. Many more photos to come!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Change

By Vladimir Brezina

This week’s Photo Challenge is Change.

A place of great change, sudden and gradual, catastrophic and constructive, individual and collective, visible all around—

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—the 9/11 Memorial in Manhattan.

In Memoriam

By Johna Till Johnson
Photos by Vladimir Brezina

The old World Trade Center…

It was the posters that finally made it real.

Everyone has a 9/11 story. Mine isn’t all that exceptional. I was in Midtown Manhattan that morning, preparing for a sales trip to New Jersey. I’d been awake since about 2 AM, working on a project for work.

… and the new World Trade Center

When the sirens first started, I didn’t think much of it. At least at first. But they kept going… and going… and going. Finally I looked out of the window and saw the column of smoke rising into the clear pale-blue air—and realized something serious was going on.

Then I turned on the TV and saw what everyone else did: the smoke, the helicopters, the collapse of the towers one by one.

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Twin Towers

By Vladimir Brezina

“The … most prominent landmarks, which can be seen for a long distance at sea, are the twin towers of the World Trade Center …”

New York Harbor and Approaches
United States Coast Pilot Volume 2
30th Edition, 1998

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