Northeast Suffers Huge Damage in Storm’s Path

12. Lenox Terminal @ 148th St. in Flood Prep. MTA New York City Transit preparations for Hurricane Sandy. Captions and Photo source: ©© MTA New York City Transit / Leonard Wiggins


As Hurricane Sandy churned inland as a downgraded storm, residents up and down the battered mid-Atlantic region woke on Tuesday to lingering waters, darkened homes and the daunting task of cleaning up from once-in-a-generation storm surges and their devastating effects.

The storm was the most destructive in the 108-year history of New York’s subway system, said Joseph J. Lhota, the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, in an early morning statement…

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Sandy’s trail of devastation, CNN
The storm sent trees crashing down and left neighborhood streets looking like rivers. Homes washed off their foundations and onto a New Jersey state highway. Floodwaters rushed into New York’s subway tunnels…

Hurricane Sandy in West Harlem: Building Damage 3525 Broadway. Hurricane Sandy is gone, now the clean up begins. My neighborhood weathered it well, a few downed tree limbs and a little flooding by the Hudson. The worst I saw in the area was 3525 Broadway where the wind had torn the building facade away at the roof. FDNY was working to strip away the debris early this morning. Captions and Photo source: ©© Dave Bledsoe