. Silent REFLECTIONS
In Remembrance
.
September 11, 2001


Associated Press photo by Carmen Taylor - Photo Gallery - SFGate
New York City - World Trade Center.
SFGate: Associated Press photo by Patrick Sison

A 600,000-pound beam from the World Trade Center is lodged in a nearby Bldg. Photo from FEMA in USATODAY


NEW YORK (CNNfn)
Building 7 World Trade Center, was across the street and northeast from the landmark twin towers.

It caught fire and collapsed September 11, 2001: 6:07 p.m. ET hours after the landmark twin towers crumbled.

The smaller building had reportedly been evacuated when the tower above it collapsed.

Among the tenants of the building was the U.S. General Accounting Office, located on the 25th floor.

Other nearby buildings were ablaze in the area

Collapse of WTC Tower 2 at 10:05 a.m ET September 11, 2001.


SFGate: Rescue workers continued their search as smoke rose from the rubble of the World Trade Center. Associated Press photo by Beth A. Keiser

SFGate: Firemen walked through a dust and debris covered street in lower Manhattan.
Associated Press photo by Richard Cohen

Empire State building, as seen in the forground, is now the tallest building in New York

SUMMARY: Standing at 1,454 feet; having 102 stories, conceived during the early estate boom of the 1920's and completed in 1931, the building had difficulty attracting tenants when it was first completed, and was often ridiculed as the "Empty State Building."

Associated Press photo by Patrick Sison
Manhattan in New York
on September 11. [Reuters]


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