Photos taken on stated dates. Resized and resampled to VGA; click any to enlarge.
Part Six concluded my survey of the condo area.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012:
Toxic silt in a store:
Given how filthy that water is, the proper thing to do is to steam clean. Few stores did!
Thursday, November 1, 2012:
A bit of rainbow appears in the sky. That does not help bring back the electricity, however.
Friday, November 2, 2012:
The ferry terminal opens:
I cannot see any damage to the docks:
I could not see any terminal damage. But on both sides we embark and disembark at ground level.
Lower Manhattan is one big pumping operation:
That might be a possible flooding waterline:
But Manhattan is very good at getting surfaces cleaned quickly, to keep up everyone’s spirits.
That is a brand-new subway station. According to the radio news — and I haven’t seen pictures (yet?) — it had water up to its ceiling.
Army Corps of Engineers:
So that’s where our tax money goes. Well spent for those guys!
Nothing evident at this tunnel entrance:
The first sign of lights in lower Manhattan.
Having had to flee to a shelter, Occupy Wall Street is back on the job:
Liberty Plaza looks normal:
Pumping at the World Trade Center site:
Disrupted subway service:
Near Ground Zero:
One of several signs to come:
The Winter Garden area looks normal:
But they had a few days to clean it up.
The time the lights went out:
And there is more of lower Manhattan in Part Eight.