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Side panel

Object Number: 
2002.50.8
Medium: 
Stainless steel, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 1/4 x 17 1/4 in. ( 71.8 x 43.8 cm )
Description: 
Side panel from Rescue 2. Damaged paint surface. Panel and hinge are both severely twisted.
Gallery Label: 
This panel, which came from a series 18-71 truck,was found near other parts of the Rescue Company 2 rig that were salvaged at the Fresh Kills Landfill in consulation with the Fire Department of New York and the men of Rescue 2. Located since 1985 at 1472 Bergen St. in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, this elite company arrived at the unfolding World Trade Center tragedy on the morning of 9/11/01, little more than fifteen minutes after hearing the alarm. All seven firefighters aboard died that day.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fire Department of New York City
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group