Next Left Notes - Photo Album

Surviving Sandy

NEW YORK -- October 29-31, 2012

by Thomas Altfather Good



Click on the image thumbnail to see a larger version.
Photographs may be reprinted with credit.



Brooklyn


A tree falls in Brooklyn...
(Photo: Ed Hedemann / NLN)


(Photo: Ed Hedemann / NLN)

Manhattan


A lower Manhattan neighborhood, submerged by Sandy.
(Photo courtesy of Frank Mullen)


The East River rising.
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)


Wall Street awaiting the surge.
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)


The subway - shut down in antipication of Sandy's arrival.
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)


South Ferry (Whitehall).
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)


The Hudson River overflowing.
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)


Iconic NYPD officers and yellow cabs in the streets of Manhattan.
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)


An ad hoc charging station.
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)


Proceed with caution...
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)


Spent.
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)


Drying out...
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)


The Holland Tunnel - closed.
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)


Debris littered streets.
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)


Lower Manhattan - powerless.
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)


Closed until further notice.
(Photo: Nigel French / NLN)

Staten Island


The John B. Caddell (tanker ship) - run aground by Sandy.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Debris pushed onshore by the storm.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


A view of the tanker from Bay Street - the Verrazzano Bridge is in the background.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


MTA workers struggle to clear the tracks...
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


...at the battered Clifton Station.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Debris outside the Clifton Station.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Two days after the storm - Islanders attempt a return to normalcy.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


A van that was in the path of the storm surge.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


A Con Edison condor vacuum tank truck, used to remove water from beneath the streets of Staten Island.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


A large tree that fell inches from the historic Alice Austen House.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


The Verrazzano Narrows, calm again.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


An Islander sitting amid rubble, surveying the harbor.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


One of many trees that fell, leaving Islanders without power.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


A resourceful Islander using a car to generate electricity.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Local kids trick or treating.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Orange netting in place of a guard rail.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


A sign on an MTA bus, announcing the suspension of ferry service.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


The scope of the damage.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Silver Lake Park.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


A local artist finds a new use for his work - protecting his home.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Cars on Bay Street wait for their turn at the pump.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


People wait for gas - needed to fuel generators.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Dealing with adversity.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


A cop asks a motorist, "Do you need to be here?"
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


An MTA cop secures an area where biohazards washed ashore.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Trying to go around the line for gas - on the wrong side of the road.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


The cleanup continues...
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)



NLN Photo Gallery
NLN Home