The National Guard supplemented the NYPD and FDNY, with 2,250 guard members by the next morning. Eventually 1000's of New York Army & Air National Guardsmen participated in the rescue/recovery efforts. They conducted site security at the WTC, and other locations. They provided the NYPD with support for traffic control, and participated directly in recovery operations providing manpower in the form of "bucket brigades" sorting through the debris by hand.
The Bucket Brigade.” This Bucket Brigade would be responsible to bring up 18+ flights of stairs gas for the pump motors to run in the hospital. While, gas is sloshing in a bucket in the dark, going up these stairs, with people all over the stairwells. It would appear now you would have “gas smell” and possibly a “slip disaster” in the stairwells along with people holding glow sticks and doctors and nurses and staff along with equipment, all squeezing and stinking together
WDCC Disney Classics Fantasia Broom Bucket Brigade #WDCCDisneyClassics #Art. Water Spots: Early mark production had 5 distinct spots - 3 on one side, 2 on the other - to look like splashed-out water. Production Changes: Water Spots: Deleted from later mark production, following animator's critique. Retired 02/95.