911 Pictures: World Trade Center – 19 Years Later

World Trade Center 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography by Steve Ludlum, New York Times 1


2002 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography by Steve Ludlum, New York Times.

September 11th

10:28:24 a.m. on September 11th2001 was the precise second that photojournalist Bill Biggart took the final picture of his life.

Bill Biggart took his last breath moments later when the North Tower of the World Trade Center collapsed upon him

Bill Biggart took his last breath moments later when the North Tower of the World Trade Center collapsed upon him.

MORE 911 pictures / photos inside!

Freedom of Information Act NYC Police Aviation Unit World Trade Center collapse

Freedom of Information Act NYC Police Aviation Unit World Trade Center collapse.

NYC Police Aviation Unit through Freedom of Information Act release of World Trade Center collapse

NYC Police Aviation Unit through Freedom of Information Act release of World Trade Center collapse.

September 13, 2001 — The airplane alert antenna sits firmly in the ground amidst the rubble. Originally it was on the roof of the World Trade Center.

Picture taken on September 13, 2001 — The airplane alert antenna sits firmly in the ground amidst the rubble. Originally it was on the roof of the World Trade Center.

September 13, 2001 — The sun streams through the dust cloud over the wreckage of the World Trade Center.

Picture taken on September 13, 2001 — The sun streams through the dust cloud over the wreckage of the World Trade Center.

U.S. Navy photo by Chief Photographer’s Mate Eric J. Tilford of WTC 9/11/01

U.S. Navy picture by Chief Photographer’s Mate Eric J. Tilford of WTC 9/11/01

Workers use a crane to clear debris from buildings surrounding the wreckage of the World Trade Center.

Workers use a crane to clear debris from buildings surrounding the wreckage of the World Trade Center.

Wreckage litters the streets surrounding the World Trade Center.

Wreckage litters the streets surrounding the World Trade Center.

Clean up of the wreckage at the World Trade Center continues.

Clean up of the wreckage at the World Trade Center continues.

The sun streams through the dust over the wreckage of the World Trade Center. 911 Pictures: World Trade Center   9 Years Later

The sun streams through the dust over the wreckage of the World Trade Center.

The sun streams through the dust over the wreckage of the World Trade Center.

The sun streams through the dust over the wreckage of the WTC.

An office in an adjoining building shows the devastation wreaked by the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

An office in an adjoining building shows the devastation wreaked by the terrorist attacks on the WTC.

FEMA Urban Search and Rescue teams work to clear rubble and search for survivors at the World Trade Center.

FEMA Urban Search and Rescue teams work to clear rubble and search for survivors at the World Trade Center.

Ohio Task Force workers anchored this 600,000 pound beam from the World Trade Center lodged in a nearby building.

Ohio Task Force workers anchored this 600,000 pound beam from the World Trade Center lodged in a nearby building.

Smoke still billows from the remains of the World Trade Center. The clean up operation is expected to take months.

Picture taken on September 24, 2001 — These rescue workers are dwarfed by the enormous pile of rubble at the site of the WTC.

An Urban Search and Rescue crew member takes a well deserved break from the search operations underway at the World Trade Center.

An Urban Search and Rescue crew member takes a well deserved break from the search operations underway at the World Trade Center.

These rescue workers are dwarfed by the enormous pile of rubble at the site of the World Trade Center.

These rescue workers are dwarfed by the enormous pile of rubble at the site of the World Trade Center.

A view of the recovery operation underway from a roof adjacent to the World Trade Center.

Picture taken on September 28, 2001 — A view of the recovery operation underway from a roof adjacent to the World Trade Center.

An aerial view of the recovery operations underway at the World Trade Center.

Picture taken on September 29, 2001 — An aerial view of the recovery operations underway at the World Trade Center.

Messages written in the dust on the walls of buildings adjacent to the World Trade Center.

Messages written in the dust on the walls of buildings adjacent to the World Trade Center.

Writing on the windows of buildings near the World Trade Center.

Writing on the windows of buildings near the World Trade Center.

Faascade/workers at the wreckage of the World Trade Center.

Faascade/workers at the wreckage of the World Trade Center.

Wreckage of the World Trade Center in an area that became known as God’s House.

Wreckage of the World Trade Center in an area that became known as God’s House.

Lobby of hotel near the World Trade Center site.

Lobby of hotel near the World Trade Center site.

NY Firefighter chief at the site of the World Trade Center.

Picture taken on October 4, 2001 — NY Firefighter chief at the site of the World Trade Center.

Relief efforts continued day and night at the site of the World Trade Center.

Relief efforts continued day and night at the site of the World Trade Center.

An aerial view of the recovery operation underway in lower Manhattan at the site of the collapsed WTC.

An aerial view of the recovery operation underway in lower Manhattan at the site of the collapsed WTC.

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