20 Tons of World Trade Center Steel and FDNY Fire Truck to Arrive at Nixon Library for Ceremonies Commemorating 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Sep 05, 2011, 09:42 ET from Richard Nixon Foundation

Symbols of nation's darkest hours will be escorted from Ontario by Southern California police and fire officials

YORBA LINDA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

When: Monday, September 5

9:30am, Motorcade transporting 20 tons of steel burned and blown off the World Trade Center, and a damaged first-responder FDNY aerial ladder fire truck will be escorted from Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library accompanied by police, fire, and Highway Patrol vehicles.


  • Begins at Haven Avenue, Ontario, North of the I-10 Freeway
  • Travels Southbound on Haven Avenue
  • Merges onto CA-60 West
  • Merges onto CA-57 South
  • Exits CA-57 at Yorba Linda Boulevard
  • Heads East on Yorba Linda Boulevard

10:30 am, dramatic arrival ceremony welcoming the motorcade will feature 60 members of the Navy Sea Cadets, a blessing by clergy, patriotic choral presentations by local high schools, a display of a vintage 1969 American La France fire engine from the Rancho Cucamonga Fire Department, and a solemn bagpipe arrangement and bell tolling in honor of those who lost their lives. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit nixonfoundation.org.


CONTACT JONATHAN MOVROYDIS AT (714) 364-1126 OR EMAIL AT jonathan@nixonfoundation.org

The Richard Nixon Foundation, a not-for-profit organization located on the campus of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda. The museum is open daily 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sundays 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. For more information about events or exhibits, please call (714) 993-5075 or visit the Foundation online at www.nixonfoundation.org.

SOURCE Richard Nixon Foundation