Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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At 9:02 A.M. on April, 19, 1995 a truck bomb exploded outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma killing 168 men women and children. The grounds where the building once stood are now a memorial to the victims. This photo shows one of the "Gates of Time" that sit at each end of the reflecting pool at the Oklahoma City National Memorial, on this gate the time 9:01, one minute before the explosion.


On the gate at the other end the time is 9:03, one minute after the explosion, the area in between stands frozen
in time 9:02, the minute the bomb went off.


The Field of Empty Chairs, one for each of the 168 men, women and children who perished in the April 19, 1995
explosion. Glass surrounds the bottom of the chairs and is lighted at night, illuminating the names of those who perished.


The Field of Empty Chairs.


Another view of the Field of Empty Chairs.

All photos © 2005 Michael W. Pocock
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Page published Apr. 11, 2009