Snopes.com: The images above come from, respectively, CNN’s television coverage and a photo snapped by freelance photographer Mark D. Phillips (who subsequently sold his picture to Associated Press) as the New York’s World Trade Center towers burned after the terrorist attack on 11 September 2001. Neither image was manipulated.
“Mechanic in his Shrine. The heart of the Turbine Power House, Penn. R.R.” By Lewis Hine, New York City, New York, 1924 During the 1920s and early 1930s, photographer Lewis Hine made a series of “Work Portraits” that emphasized the human contribution to modern industry. The skilled workers in these photographs were pictured as active and creative craftsmen whose satisfying labor contributed to the advancement of society.