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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

Uncovering Property

PATH commuter train

Very Carefully

RICH GARLOCK: Removing the PATH cars was like surgery. It took about a month because we had to take great care to demolish and remove the structure around it, without causing progressive damage. We patched a rail on the track and then pulled the train into the clearing where it could be lifted out.

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