Building Material, Recovered
Photo credit: 9/11 Memorial staff
Accession Number: C.2011.179.215
Dimensions: 240 in X 96 in X 72 in
Dimensions (Metric): 609.6 cm X 243.84 cm X 182.88 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
Mangled collection of steel bars, wires, conduit piping, and other materials recovered from the World Trade Center site.
Rebar, the steel bars used to reinforce concrete, added to the hazards of Ground Zero and presented unique challenges to recovery workers searching for human remains.