ANAHEIM (CBS) — A display of twisted steel beams and a flame-scorched New York City fire engine is stirring strong emotions from residents in Orange County days before the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
KNX 1070’s Mike Landa reports on the new display at the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda.READ MORE: Power Restored On Westside After Fire At LADWP Facility Caused Outages To About 45K Customers
Ladder Truck 152 — now at rest at the library — was among those crews on the scene fighting flames in the World Trade Center on that fateful day in 2001.READ MORE: Border Patrol: SUVs Loaded With Migrants Came Through Hole In Border Fence, Believed To Part Of Smuggling Operation
For many, seeing firsthand the nearly 20 tons of mangled steel that once made up the Twin Towers served as a grim reminder of the painful memories of that day.
“It’s one thing to see it on the news and on TV, but to see something that was actually there, it’s extremely overwhelming,” said one visitor.MORE NEWS: Manhattan Beach Police Officer Charged With Sending Sexually Explicit Messages To Teenage Girl
The display will remain open to the public through Sept. 11.