Camera attached to spire records dazzling finale of One World Trade Center – VIDEO
- Fan photos show Fungi the dolphin in Dingle has a new companion
- Hurling like you’ve never seen, Colm Ó Méalóid freestyles (VIDEO)
- New York woman spends $25,000 flying horses to Donegal for retirement
- Boston bomb survivor Jane Richard sings national anthem at Fenway Park
- Bill Clinton snapped with Bono’s shades and Rory McIlroy in Dublin
|View from above One World Trade Center (Photo: NY Port Auth)|
, Irish Entertainment Video
, Irish in New York
On Friday May 10, 2013, the 408-foot spire was placed on top of One World Trade Center symbolically capping the building, a symbol of New York’s comeback post 9/11.
The clever folk at the Port Authority strapped a camera to the spire as it was raised into position 1,776 feet about Manhattan and below is the amazing result.
Construction of the building began in 2006 following the city’s recovery from the 2001 terrorist attacks. It now stands at 1,776 feet, a nod to the years the United States declared independence. One World Trade Center now stands as the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere and the third-tallest in the world.
Over the years IrishCentral have spoken to those Irish construction workers who worked on the building throughout, therefore we found it fitting that as the spire is being moved into position you can hear the brave (and possibly mad) men on the crane shouting out to each other: “John!” “Kevin, you got it!” We wonder where their families hail from!
Thanks to JoeMyGod for this video and be warned this will make you dizzy.
Be the first to make a comment.
Most Popular Blog Posts
- Gay wedding cakes latest target of anti-gay...
- Racist incidents in Ireland up by 85 percent...
- An open letter in strong defence of capitalism.
- Gay teacher fired from Catholic school after...
- Sarah Palin is saving Christmas
- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
- A Magdalene Laundry US adoptee who holds...
- Families as well as Catholic Church and governm
- Virginia governor slammed by doctor over...
- Nelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning.