The Left Coast Lifter sits docked in Hudson Harbor after its trip through the Panama Canal, coming to New York from San Francisco. Nearly 30 stories tall and able to lift up to 1,900 tons, the Left Coast Lifter now waits for construction work on The New NY Bridge to begin. [Photo by Nicholas Stango]
The Amtrak Dock Vertical Lift bridge spans the Passaic River in Newark, NJ. Built in 1937, the bridge carries train traffic as part of the Northeast Corridor. It is still capable of raising to it's maximum clearance of 135 feet with prior notice of 24 hours, though it has not been raised since 2004. [Photo by Michael…
Joel Huerta, wearing his brother's NYPD Auxiliary vest, heads back to his own apartment after clearing the local florist's walk; there, he will continue to clear a path in what has become one of New York City's more snow-filled winters. Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.
Great news, everyone! It's so cold in Wisconsin right now that large portions of Lake Superior have completely iced over. This means that visitors to the National Lakeshore can walk right out and explore the otherwise inaccessible Mainland Sea Caves at Apostle Island. Image: Mary Dougherty–Nikon D700–The Cookery Maven
Originally built as a supersonic strategic bomber for delivering nuclear strikes on Moscow, the B-1B Lancer has played a variety of roles for the Air Force in its nearly 30 years of service. And thanks to a newly upgraded cockpit—including four multi-function color displays and a modernized Fully Integrated Data Link…
New York's ice-choked East River—seen from Pier 1 Playground in Brooklyn—is evidence of the extraordinary cold temperatures gripping much of the central and eastern United States this week. Video of the scene shows the frigid water moving at a surreal and unexpected speed.
Construction workers use custom-cut wood paneling as a mold for pouring concrete as they re-side an underpass of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.