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The ghost of Grand Central, Vol. 1 | by hbomb1947 the turnstile-jumper
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The ghost of Grand Central, Vol. 1

ANOTHER H-BOMB EXCLUSIVE! I take you inside the subway station at Grand Central while it's closed due to the transit strike! And this time I didn't have to sneak in. The NYPD officers upstairs were so nice that I didn't even have to ask them -- they asked me if I wanted to go behind the barricades, run downstairs, and take photos of the abandoned subway station. And they told me to take as much time as I needed!


This series of photos was taken on the evening of December 22, 2005 -- several hours after the announced end of the NYC transit strike, but also several hours before the subway system went back online. Normally a bustling hive of activity, here the station is eerily deserted.


And I like the yellow police tape here. It's like the entire NYC subway system is one big crime scene! And after all, the striking transit workers were committing an illegal act.

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Taken on December 22, 2005