At the Sanitation Salt Dump on Pike Slip

Posted on: February 11th, 2013 at 6:18 am by

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At the southernmost point of Pike slip, beneath the blue undercarriage of the Manhattan Bridge, sits this open-air storage facility. Dormant for much of the year, it is here that the Department of Sanitation hordes a monstrous mound of salt in the event of a snowstorm (snowy day fund). Like this past weekend.

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Early Saturday morning, in the aftermath of the weather event they’re stupidly calling Nemo, snow plows made frequent pit stops for salt delivery. Cool to see the warehouse in action.

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