Found on zeldman.com: photographs by Christopher Casciano of the World Trade Center attack from the New Jersey shore. All 72 images are more than worthy of examination, as they give a much-needed sense of scale to the attack’s effects, but for sheer impact it’s hard to beat pictures 8, 16, and 31. Some of the images there are better, in a certain sense, than anything I’ve seen in the mainstream press. It wasn’t until I looked through Mr. Casciano’s pictures that I really, truly understood just how huge the twin towers were, and how much of a blow it must have been to see them fall and disappear in a massive grey cloud of dust and smoke and ash.
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