Archive for August, 2011

Lowering the WTC I-beam into place on the 9/11 Memorial Sculpture

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

The second hand is complete, and that means we can lower the WTC I-beam into place on this sculpture now. Here is a time-lapse video of that process: first craning the 500-pound I-beam into the hands, then welding it directly to the hand sculptures for a permanent attachment.

LA Times article