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This is from my earliest photography. It was 1971 and I had a 126 Instamatic with slide film. I was 12 years old and touring with the Central Indiana Boy Scout Band. For our "free" afternoon I chose to take the boat tour around Manhattan. Tower One finished construction in 1972 and Tower Two in 1973.
Digitizing the old 126 slide I increased the shadow intensity to bring some detail through the haze in the image.
In addition to looking like the number 11, the towers are now forever associated with the date 9/11.
Also by Bert Happel
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