Look back: Flight 93 memorial under construction

Published: Aug 24 2011 09:58:27 AM EDT

The memorial to United Flight 93, which crashed in a Pennsylvania field on Sept. 11 after passengers fought back against the men who hijacked their plane, is set to open on the 10th anniversary of the attacks. Take a look at some of the work that went into building the memorial.

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Richard Snodgrass/National Park Service

Tokens honoring Flight 93 sit near the fence surrounding the permanent memorial's construction site in May 2011.

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