|Shortly before eight p.m. Notre Dame's iconic wooden |
spire toppled into the attic inferno below.
|Notre Dame interior--before and after the fire|
|Some of the items saved from the fire.|
|Notre Dame's high altar after the fire.|
|In what was the most shocking moment of the fire, the delicate 300-foot spire, which dated back more than 200 years, (seen here before the fire) tilted to one side and then snapped off almost like a twig (top photo).|
|Notre Dame's ceiling vault frescoes--damage beyond repair.|
|there is a waiting list of more than two years of organists wanting to play it. |
Each pipe was individually cleaned during a 2013 refurbishment.
|Most of the stained glass windows were only slightly damaged in the fire.|
|Much of the sculpture beneath the collapsed roof was either destroyed or heavily damaged.|
|One of the ceiling frescoes heavily damaged or destroyed.|
|Notre Dame de Paris today.|