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9-11....

                      These are two girders from the trade towers in New York. Erected as a memorial in Winslow Arizona.

They are burnt and twisted. A stark and poignant reminder....

9-11....

                      These are two girders from the trade towers in New York. Erected as a memorial in Winslow Arizona.

They are burnt and twisted. A stark and poignant reminder....

comments (19)

Beau souvenir de cet acte atroce.
Frank L Croston.: It is indeed, Martine. Thank you.
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 11 Sep 2019, 01:36
An assault of the senses...I guess that is the point!
Frank L Croston.: Yes indeed Ray.
a suitable post for today in b/w, Frank.
Frank L Croston.: I thought so Ayush, thank you.
  • Beth
  • United States
  • 11 Sep 2019, 02:18
Thank you for sharing the intensity of this day.
Frank L Croston.: Glad to be able to Beth, thank you.
It's rather stark.... Certainly makes you stop... Thank you for posting this - the processing is perfect.
Frank L Croston.: Thank you Elizabeth.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 11 Sep 2019, 05:58
A very good idea. You couldn't pass these without remembering..
Frank L Croston.: You could not Chris. Thank you.
Lest we forget! After all these years, it's as though it happened yesterday, Frank. Thanks for showing this new memorial to me.
Frank L Croston.: Glad to be able to Ginnie, thank you.
  • Astrid
  • Hollandshire.....
  • 11 Sep 2019, 06:22
What a wonderful tribute, Frank. It is one of those moments that are in our memories and we know where we were when it happened.
Frank L Croston.: Yes indeed Astrid.
  • Alan
  • United Kingdom
  • 11 Sep 2019, 06:26
I can't believe that its been eighteen years since that atrocity. Its a very simple yet stark reminder.
Frank L Croston.: It is very fitting Alan. How time flies.
  • Chad
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 11 Sep 2019, 07:31
Do other states have similar memorials Frank.
Frank L Croston.: There are quite a few Andrew, some incorporating girders from the twin towers.
When I posted my picture for today, I realised the date and it's significance............thank you for posting a befitting reminder, Frank smile
Frank L Croston.: Glad to be able to do so Martin, thank you.
never to forget this terrible day
Frank L Croston.: We never must do Martin.
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 11 Sep 2019, 14:29
18 years later. This is the one that people don't easily forget.
Frank L Croston.: Indeed Louis, we shouldn't ever forget.
Very poignant isn't it. Has this sort of memorial been built in other parts of America as well?
Frank L Croston.: There are many memorials of 9-11 all over the states Brian, quite a few incorporate girders from the towers,
I hadn't really noticed the date today as I was rather preoccupied. This is a fine, simple reminder of a terrible event
Frank L Croston.: Thanks Bill.
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 11 Sep 2019, 18:27
Yes, a "stark and poignant reminder"!
Frank L Croston.: Indeed Philine. Thank you.
it's a wonderful memorial Frank... it is a stark reminder of 9-11... thanks for sharing it with us....petersmile
Frank L Croston.: It is Peter, glad to do it.
Très bel hommage !!
Frank L Croston.: Thank you Claudine.
To think I was playing golf when it happened.
Frank L Croston.: I think we can all remember where we were, Michael.

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