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October 28th, 2005, 12:47 PM
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New York Underground

New Yorkers go about unaware of what is happening just beneath their feet: Power pulses, information flies, and steam flows. The city’s infrastructure starts just below street level, but it doesn’t stop there.

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POWER

Hydro Quebec, a source of electricity for Consolidated Edison.
www.gmpvt.com/annrpt95/hydro.htm

SEWAGE

The North River Sewage Treatment plant.
www.pirnie.com/readings/air_crnt/ac0296_3.htm

TRANSPORTATION

New York City transit past and present. A rich site with terrific links.
wt.mit.edu/Subway/

Subway trains, track, rail—everything for the train and subway enthusiast.
www.nycsubway.org/

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