The Archaeology of a Modern City

What's your artifact doing in Boss Kean's ditch?
ed
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The Archaeology of a Modern City

Post by ed »

An interesting article about what lies beneath the streets of NYC.
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016 ... -news&_r=0

The fact that there are steam pipes under there always surprised me.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/10/nyreg ... -york.html

Two short articles, worth a read.
Witness
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Re: The Archaeology of a Modern City

Post by Witness »

ed wrote:The fact that there are steam pipes under there always surprised me.
Not really hidden, we've seen lots of pictures like this:

http://mattweberphotos.com/wp-content/u ... -steam.jpg

And even older documents:

https://gatheredprayers.files.wordpress ... 06379v.jpg