Photo credit: 9/11 Memorial staff
Accession Number: C.2010.9.1387
Dimensions: 11 in X 8.5 in
Dimensions (Metric): 27.94 cm X 21.59 cm
Credit Line: The Michael Ragsdale 9/11 Aftermath Paper Ephemera Collection
Sign for North Fork Bank with a typed message: "This ATM is temporarily out of service due to telecommunication issues related to the tragic events of Tuesday 9/11/01. We apologize for the inconvenience."
Normalcy was dramatically interrupted by the unfolding terrorist attacks. When the Twin Towers collapsed, telecommunication services were dramatically affected when the transmission tower on the top of the North Tower was destroyed.