July 1, 2002 For more than 120 years, six generations of Mohawk Indian ironworkers, known for their ability to work high steel, have helped shape New York City's skyline. The Sonic Memorial Project talks to the children and nephews of those who built the World Trade Center. In the fall of 2001, many of them had to dismantle what their elders helped to build.
February 14, 2002 NPR listeners contribute stories commemorating the life and history of the World Trade Center. Some of the most surprising were about weddings. The Sonic Memorial Project uncovered tales of romance and marriage that took place 1,377 feet above sea level.
February 4, 2002 To honor the voices stilled when the Twin Towers were destroyed Sept. 11, a team of independent radio producers set out to compile a "sonic memorial" — an audio project commemorating the life and history of the World Trade Center. This story introduces that project.
December 29, 2000 A remembrance by Brent Runyon about his grandfather, who taught family members how to do a loon call. Brent hasn't been able to master it.
November 24, 2000 One of the first letters sent to Lost and Found Sound came from a listener who told us that no series about the sounds of the 20th century would be complete without the sound of the Pan American Train passing the WSM Radio tower in Nashville. The 10,000 watt station broadcast the sound live each day at 5:08pm - Nashvillians and listeners from all across the South and Midwest set their clocks by the sound.