Superstorm Sandy Photos: Part Seven

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:

Cropped zoom:

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:

Acoustic barriers:

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.

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One response to “Superstorm Sandy Photos: Part Seven

  1. Very nice documentation job Mike. I’m impressed.

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