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NYC after Hurricane Sandy – part 2

A divided city: downtown without, mid- and uptown blazing lights: While parts of Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island are truly devastated, Hurricane Sandy “just” left Lower Manhattan without power, Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012: Large backup generators provide just enough power to keep a restaurant up and running, like a beacon of light attracting patrons” Food …

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NYC after Hurricane Sandy – part 1

Fixing the electric grid after massive failures due to flooding: Repair efforts the day after Hurricane Sandy, Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012: ConEd crew lowering a large pump into a supply tunnel: Staging area on Union Square North, where electrical repair crews from Maryland, D.C. Virginia, Georgia and other states arrive and await work orders from …

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