Ground Zero Spirit - One of the most famous pictures from 9/11, photo of three firemen raising the American flag at the site of the World Trade Center attacks. Shot by Thomas E. Franklin, of The Bergen Record, the photo first appeared on Sept 12, 2001 under the title, Ground Zero Spirit. The paper also put it on the Associated Press wire and it appeared on the covers of several newspapers around the world. The photo was a finalist in 2002 for the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news photography.
The final standing support beam from the World Trade Center is seen being lifted by crane before being removed from Ground Zero on May 28, 2002. The beam was placed on a flatbed truck and covered in a black cloth. Cleanup at the site ended on May 30, 2002.