Source of Glow Revealed
James has covered this photo in several prior posts:
I borrowed the DVD WTC the First 24 Hours from the library today. It's an eerie film; no narration, no background music, just a cameraman wandering around Ground Zero after the towers collapsed. There are a couple good shots of WTC 7 with the smoke just pouring from every floor in the building. But at about 16:10 into the film (extended version) they show a very similar scene to that photograph, and we can see what is causing that glow. It is not, as Steven Jones has speculated, molten metal. In fact, it is not even the steelworkers cutting the steel. It's a high-powered portable light. At about 16:40 one of the workers actually picks it up and moves it.
Update: The problem photo was another one as pointed out by Gravy at JREF, and apparently Steven Jones has removed that from his peer-reviewed papers.
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