Next Left Notes - Photo Album

Alice After The Storm -- Staten Island Recovers

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- November, 2012

by Thomas Altfather Good


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




Across Staten Island - our lives are wrapped in yellow caution tape.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)

Video Clips (NLN on YouTube)


Click HERE to watch the Alice Austen House video.

Alice Austen House


The stairs leading from Buono Beach to Alice Austen House. During
Hurricane Sandy the storm surge raised the water level to the top step.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Two trees fell on the southern section of the Austen House picket fence, destroying it.
The branches of the larger tree rested on the roof of the building, doing no damage.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


The nothern edge of the Austen House park, littered with storm surge debris and broken fencing.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)



(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Repairs at Alice Austen House are underway.
Here a worker builds a fence on the east side (seawall) of the park.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


A post hole digger works below the Austen House seawall staircase.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Building a fence along the seawall...
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Buono Beach, just north of Austen House, was hard hit and is now closed.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Workers removing debris from the Alice Austen House park.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Repairing a roof in Rosebank - the neighborhood Austen House is part of.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)

Clifton


North of Rosebank, in the Clifton section, a shattered tree is covered with debris.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


A dozer at work on Front Street in Clifton.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


The wreck of the John B. Caddell - a tanker that grounded during the hurricane.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


In New York anything that sits still, gathers graffiti.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


New York humor: "All Ashore"
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)



(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


The first casualty of Sandy?
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)

Stapleton


One of many airborne watercraft, now inoperable.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


A taxi comes to a perpendicular end.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)

Stapleton


Trash pulled from a flooded building...
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Chase and Citibank in Stapleton were severely damaged.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)



(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)



(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Verizon workers had no time off from Halloween through Thanksgiving Day.
And on Black Friday it was back to work.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)

St. George


In St. George life slowly returns to normal.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


A month after the storm you cannot walk a block without stepping over downed wires.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


An abandoned home in St. George
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Trash.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


The Brighton Heights Reform Church - wind damage.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Staten Island Borough Hall
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


Found Art.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)

South Ferry, Manhattan


Across the harbor, South Ferry train stations were severely damaged.
(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)


(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)



NLN Photo Gallery
NLN Home