Thursday, September 11, 2008

WTC Some old photos of my father's.

Some old pictures my Father took when he and Mum visited the USA for the Explorer's Club Dinner in, um, 1981 I think.

They found this amongst the rubble. Look here. Skip back to see the plaque with information on the eternal flame and its dedication.


Mr. Bingley said...

Oh gosh, kae. I've worked in lower Manhattan since 1986. I went through the WTC every day on my commute, and for a couple of weeks I was in an office on the 77th floor of the North Tower.

I...just too many memories.

Thanks for those pictures; we need to remember the good times.

While we kill the bastards.

kae said...

Hi Mr. Bingley.
I wanted to put them up, I found them earlier this year when going through Dad's photographs. I remember seeing them years ago and remembering how impressed Dad was with WTC.
He is in one of the photographs, near The Sphere.
I am working on something else about WTC, about remembering and what else was lost, but it will take me a while to do before I post it.

Carpe Jugulum said...

Amazing photos Kae,

It gives the whole scene a different perspective. It was, and is, one of the few moments I'll never forget.

To the perpetrators, i'd give 2 choices, kill em all & let god sort em out, or, nukem till they glow & shoot them in the dark.

kae said...

Thanks Carpe.
When I saw the destruction of the WTC I remembered the photographs that my father had taken 20 years earlier (someone else may be able to date them by the construction being carried out below the towers).
My father died in October 2001, he would have been terribly saddened not only by the act, but seeing this place he thought was amazing destroyed.
I really must find what I wrote about the loss of 9/11, I hope I still have it, I was working on it but didn't finish it in time and revisiting this post has reminded me.