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America Rebuilds: A Year at Ground Zero
Ground Zero Profiles
Engineering the Clean-Up
Artifacts
Video Stories
Imagining the Future
Dialogue
About the Program

Assisting the Rescue
Surveying the Damage
Assessing Buildings
Navigating the PATH
Understanding the Site
Stabilizing the Wall
Removing Debris
Supporting Structures
Extracting Hazards
Uncovering Property



Quick Facts

Sources

Removing Debris

South Tower ruins

Recovery the Priority

RICH GARLOCK: Demolition and debris removal were both driven by the recovery effort. Here the Fire Department wanted these walls from the South Tower taken down because they wanted to search beneath them and were greatly concerned about their stability.

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