Truck door of Rescue Company #2 rig

Object Number: 
2002.50.1
Medium: 
Stainless Steel, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 76 x 37 in., 200 lb. (7.6 x 193 x 94 cm, 90.7 kg)
Description: 
Red, white, yellow and blue driver's (left) side front door with rear-view mirror. Features a Fire Department of New York logo of the NYC skyline with the Twin Towers.
Gallery Label: 
This truck door and other parts of the Rescue Company 2 " rig" were salvaged at the Fresh Kills Landfill, in consultation with the Fire Department of New York and the men of Rescue 2. Located since 1985 at 1472 Bergen St. in Beford Stuyvesant, this elite company arrived at the unfolding World Trade center tragedy on the morning of Spetember 11, 2001, little more than fifteen minutes after hearing the alarm. All seven firefighters aboard the rig that day died.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Fire Department of New York City
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group