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Old Posted Nov 1, 2006, 1:18 PM
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Smile NEW YORK | Redevelopment of the High Line

The redevelopment of the elevated rail line on Manhattan's west side into a park has begun. Below are some images taken from the site of Friends of the High Line...

Rails, embedded in concrete, await removal at 13th Street, looking South

Soil and gravel ballast, after rails have been removed at 14th Street

Gravel ballast is piled up at 17th Street, where the High Line narrows

Wooden railroad ties are piled up for removal

High Line spurs across 10th Avenue, looking South

Removal of gravel ballast exposes the top layer of concrete

Rails are stored and stacked

All rail sections have been mapped and tagged prior to removal

Frank Gehry's IAC Headquarters, under construction on 19th Street

Looking North from 19th Street where the High Line narrows

A front-end loader is lifted onto the High Line for the beginning of Site Preparation
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