The Archaeology of a Modern City

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The Archaeology of a Modern City

Post by ed » Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:33 am

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.
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Re: The Archaeology of a Modern City

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:57 am

No mention of giant blind albino alligators, I suppose? 8)
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Re: The Archaeology of a Modern City

Post by Witness » Fri Aug 19, 2016 2:43 am

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:

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And even older documents:

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Re: The Archaeology of a Modern City

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Aug 19, 2016 9:18 am

Sometimes the archaeological remains are out in the open.

Like the Broadway station on the Myrtle Avenue El. :wink:
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