On The Look Out

9/11 through a Georgetown lens

September 11, 2011

Georgetown photographer Tom Quiggle has a rare talent. An architectural photographer, he finds drama and humanity in stark lines and shadow. On September 11, Tom was shooting film -- the pre-digital kind. He was at the Georgetown Waterfront, then downtown, on that unfathomable day.

Tom writes, "These photos are in roughly chronological order.  I am not a photojournalist.  These images were all shot on film and scanned on an antique film scanner. I left the film uncropped with the film framing intentionally for The Georgetown Dish to retain the surreal atmosphere of the day.  The football game was an extremely odd thing to encounter.  Bush's speech to Congress was a day or so after, I think."

Thank you, Tom. We remember...

(Photo by: Tom Quiggle)
(Photo by: Tom Quiggle)
(Photo by: Tom Quiggle)
(Photo by: Tom Quiggle)

(Photo by: Tom Quiggle)

(Photo by: Tom Quiggle)
(Photo by: Tom Quiggle)
(Photo by: Tom Quiggle)
(Photo by: Tom Quiggle)
(Photo by: Tom Quiggle)
(Photo by: Tom Quiggle)


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Fire trucks check out Glover Park roof

September 1, 2011

"No flames or significant smoke," according to a neighbor, but earlier today, firemen were spotted on a rooftop in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Avenue with chain saws. Sushi Ko restaurant was closed during the incident. "Avoid the area at all costs," wrote a neighbor on georgetownforum.


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Car crashes into Georgetown Lululemon store

August 31, 2011

Earlier this evening, a car crashed into the Georgetown Lululemon store on M Street.

(Photo by: Oliver Devine)

Police arrive on the scene.

(Photo by: Oliver Devine)


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