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Ground Zero 2007

By Owdman  
I was just looking through some old photographs and came across a couple I had taken at Ground Zero when we visited New York in 2007. We stood in the viewing gallery overlooking the reconstruction that was taking place and I took a few photographs with my Olympus E-500. Looking at the images I realised I could join two together and create this panorama of what was a very evocative occasion, as it certainly brought back very vivid memories of watching the events live on TV.

Tags: New york Architecture Skyscrapers Ground zero Panoramic image

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mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.0k 2465 United Kingdom
2 May 2018 9:24AM
Part of world history.
Fefe Plus
10 57 37 United Kingdom
2 May 2018 12:46PM

Quote:Part of world history.

dudler Plus
18 1.7k 1884 England
2 May 2018 6:40PM
I ahve to admit that we more or less bypassed the area when we were in New York in 2008: without in any way downplaying the horror of what happened there, I spent 16 years working in a city, Coventry, that had the whole of (a far smaller) centre destroyed during the war, and I remember when London was full of bomb sites instead of atrocious flats.

There has to be a balance between respectful remmebrance and something rather more morbid, I feel.

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