Accession Number: C.2011.179.27
Dimensions: 432 in X 120 in X 144 in
Dimensions (Metric): 1097.28 cm X 304.8 cm X 365.76 cm
Credit Line: Recovered from the World Trade Center site after September 11, 2001
Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Courtesy of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Ladder Company 3
Severely damaged FDNY Ladder 3 truck. The back of the vehicle and ladder are crushed, burned, and rusted. Other parts of the truck show scorch marks, melting, and deformation.
Ladder 3 was parked on West Street near Vesey Street on September 11, 2001. The damage the truck sustained, as a result of the collapse of the Twin Towers destroyed the vehicle. The front cab was shorn off and the aerial ladder was partially crushed.