Steel Fragment, Recovered
Accession Number: C.2009.310.5
Dimensions: 2 ft X 12 ft X 12 ft
Dimensions (Metric): 5.08 cm X 30.48 cm X 30.48 cm
Credit Line: Recovered from the World Trade Center site after September 11, 2001, Courtesy of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Recovered steel column fragment bent into a horseshoe shape.
This column, fabricated from two-inch-thick steel, was bent into a horseshoe shape from the force of compression that accompanied the collapse of the towers.