The most tweeted photos from Sandy
Twitter and Instagram reigned supreme during Sandy. Here are some of the most shared images from Monday night and Tuesday morning.
- Some of the first photos to go viral were of these Civil War-era warehouses on the Red Hook waterfront being overtaken by water.
- This eerie photo of the classic Jane's Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge park circulated heavily online. Luckily, Gothamist checked in Tuesday morning and reported that "aside from some tossed over trash cans and puddles inside of the cube, no major damage could be seen."
- Atlantic City was pummeled.
- As was 14th St. and Avenue C.
- Red Hook Brooklyn was one of the hardest hit areas.
- This photo of the PATH station in New Jersey taking on water appeared Photoshopped, but was verified as real.
- This photo, taken by an AP photographer, of the Ground Zero site taking on water was one of the most compelling photos from Hurricane Sandy.
- The morning-after photos are now hitting. Breezy Point in the Rockaways was a "smoking ruin" per New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor.
- The morning after in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
- A rainbow on the Gowanus canal.
- Photos of downed trees are circulating heavily.
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