litz wrote:Some quick Googling reveals that the out of service train was recovered from under the wreckage at least somewhat intact. If I remember correctly from a few of the TV shows that chronicled the recovery efforts back then, the pictures of the train in the station showed it at least partially submerged. Does anyone know the actual damage (aside from water) that it endured?
There was probably a little fire/heat damage from the conflagration inside the towers and nearby underground, i believe one of the cars was partially crushed, either the train was towards the south tower, or towards the north tower on the platform, whichever end was more towards a tower would have been the one that got damaged. To get them out i believe they simply cut the damaged part of the carbody away. I remember seeing photos of this somewhere i totally forget. I will look into it before i go to sleep/tomorrow.
Typed that 3 hours ago, did serious research which came up with some images....
Near where the train was found:
http://www.drjudywood.com/articles/JJ/p ... moHM03.jpg
http://www.drjudywood.com/articles/JJ/p ... moHM01.jpg
http://www.drjudywood.com/articles/JJ/p ... lean05.jpg
http://www.drjudywood.com/articles/JJ/p ... lean03.jpg
http://www.drjudywood.com/articles/JJ/p ... demo04.jpg
Apparently 3 of the 7 cars were mushed? I believe they were cut where needed to pull them out.
A side note: where i found some of these photos, was a 9/11 conspiracy site, claiming some kind of "metal infection".... Yea.. So, they were asking things like "where did this fresh brown soil come from", not knowing i guess that the majority of the WTC site underneath of and to the east of the subway tunnel and under and next to the PATH tunnels was soil that was never moved from the WTC construction. In the excavation to bedrock on the eastern portion, large amounts of soil were removed, primarily for foundation work for 4WTC, but also to clean up the area around the PATH and subway tunnels.
It amazes me what people who are uneducated or ignorant to plain information they just never bothered to learn try to cook up about 9/11.