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Street collection box damaged September 11, 2001

Description:

This street collection mailbox was located at 90 Church Street, New York City, in front of the Church Street Station Post Office and across the street from World Trade Center Building 5. It suffered minimal damage resulting from the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The box was scratched, dented, and filled with dust, but the body of the box remained intact.

Collection times at this mailbox were scheduled for 6:00 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 8:00 p.m. on weekdays; 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays. The location ID number was 1000700014.

Date:
September 11, 2001
Markings:
United States / Postal Service (With Sonic Eagle logo) (on back and both sides of mailbox) United States / Postal Service / Collection Times . . . (on Collection Times sticker on top of mailbox) 1961 (raised mark on right side, lower left corner) U.S.P.O.D. / JETA INC. / YONKERS, N.Y. (raised mark on right side, lower right corner)
Medium:
metal; paint; paper; adhesive
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 49 1/2 x 20 x 22 in. (125.73 x 50.8 x 55.88 cm) Height x Width x Depth (Crate dimensions): 69 x 31 x 30 in. (175.26 x 78.74 x 76.2 cm)
Museum ID:
2002.2002.12
Place:
New York


  • Mailbox, Church Street Postal Station, World Trade Center Site, New York, NY
  • Mailbox, Church Street Postal Station, World Trade Center Site, New York, NY
  • Mailbox, Church Street Postal Station, World Trade Center Site, New York, NY
  • Mailbox from the Church Street Postal Station, World Trade Center Site, New York, NY
  • Mailbox from the Church Street Postal Station, World Trade Center Site, New York, NY
  • Mailbox from the Church Street Postal Station, World Trade Center Site, New York, NY
  • Mailbox from the Church Street Postal Station, World Trade Center Site, New York, NY
  • Mailbox from the Church Street Postal Station, World Trade Center Site, New York, NY
  • Mailbox, Church Street Postal Station, World Trade Center Site, New York, NY
  • Mailbox, Church Street Postal Station, World Trade Center Site, New York, NY
  • Mailbox, Church Street Postal Station, World Trade Center Site, New York, NY
  • Mailbox, Church Street Postal Station, World Trade Center Site, New York, NY
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