21 Rare Photos Of 9/11 You Probably Haven’t Seen Before


It’s been a long time, but the devastation and tragedy are hard to forget. It’s been 14 years since the attacks of September 11, 2001. Scope of the disaster amid which almost 3,000 died was the principle need that day for most Western news offices (the scenes were seen by an expected two billion individuals – 33% of mankind). Together with novice records, this has created such a mind blowing measure of film, some of it is once in awhile observed even today.

Here are some of the slightest seen 9/11 pictures from over the web. From road shots of the towers going down to satellite pictures of New York City, these remarkable photographs uncover new points of the horrendous day that changed the world for ever.

01. A Knot Of Bystanders At Park Row And Beekman Street Look Up As The South Tower Begins To Collapse

Patrick Witty

02. As Seen Through A Fisheye Lens From An Apartment Four Blocks Away, Smoke Streams From The North Tower Within Minutes Of The First Plane Attack

Patricia McDonough

03. A Man Has A Job To Do

Melanie Einzig

04. At Rector Street And Broadway, A Photographer Leaned Out His Window With A Medium-format Camera And Caught The Moment Before The Second Plane’s Impact

Rob Howard

05. People Run Down Broadway As A Smoke And Dust Cloud Comes Up The Street From The Collapsing World Trade Center Buildings In New York

Kelly Price

06. American Airlines Flight 11 (Visible In The Upper Right-Hand Corner Of The Photo) Approaches The North Tower Of The World Trade Center On September 11, 2001

Wolfgang Staehle

07. Not Yet Realizing A Terrorist Attack Was In Progress, Architect And Amateur Pilot Isabel Daser, Eight Months Pregnant, Asked A Coworker To Take Her Portrait As A Record Of The Day

Daser Bessler

08. The South Tower Disintegrates, Raining Debris Behind A Cross Atop Trinity Church

James Nachtwey / VII for Time

09. People Falling From The Towers

David Surowiecki

10. I Was 4 Years Old And The Picture Was Taken Along The Westside Highway That Morning On 9/11


11. The Second Plane Flew Directly Over My Head And Slammed Into The South Tower. It Took Me A Few Seconds To Get My Head Together, And This Was The Shot I Took

Marc A. Garrett

12. On A Brooklyn Rooftop Shortly After The Collapse Of The Twin Towers

Alex Webb/Magnum Photos

13. A Lone Man Runs Down Broadway As A Smoke And Dust Cloud Comes Up The Street From The Collapsing World Trade Center Buildings In New York September 11, 2001

Kelly Price

14. The Photographer Considered This 9/11 Brooklyn Scene Too Tranquil At The Time. He Decided Not To Publish The Image Widely Until Four Years After The Attacks

Thomas Hoepker/Magnum Photos

15. South Tower Of The World Trade Center Collapsing

Bolivar Arellano

16. A Plane Explodes After Hitting The Second Tower Of The World Trade Center As The Other Tower Burns

Sara K. Schwittek

17. Smoke Plumes Are Clearly Visible In This Landsat 7 Satellite Image Of New York City Made Early On September 12


18. Twin Towers Of The World Trade Center Burn Behind The Empire State Building

Marty Lederhandler

19. Several Buildings In The Trade Center Complex Collapsed Following A Terrorist Attack

Petra Beter

20. 9/11

luke kurtis

21. Penman Got As Close To The Buildings As He Could, Before Police Put Up A Cordon. But That Meant He Was Right Next To The Buildings When The First Tower Collapsed


Phil Penman

Source: A&D

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