Steel Fragment, Recovered
Photo credit: 9/11 Memorial staff
Accession Number: C.2020.39.1
Dimensions: 6.25 in X 14.5 in X 9 in
Dimensions (Metric): 15.875 cm X 36.83 cm X 22.86 cm
Credit Line: Anonymous gift
Small piece of recovered steel fragment, distorted and rusted. The piece includes a number of rusted nuts and bolts.
Smaller pieces of steel and debris from the World Trade Center were retained by workers at the scrapyards, where the architectural rubble from Ground Zero was flagged for recycling instead of forensic analysis.