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Statue of Liberty 2011 trip
2011-10-08
on the Cruise ship on the left is New Jersey ,New York city in the middle on the right is the Brooklyn Bridge
this a golf driving range
Lockawanna train station
Ed and Steve and the Brooklyn Bridge
great architecture
under the George Washington Bridge on the Jersey side
Sharon and Charlie
eye in the stone ?
Freedom Tower
Dan cruising Times Square
from left to right Rich,LouiseGranTouring,TomSantella,Andrea,Arlene,DanMan,GaryMDProwler,Garyss,Cindy
from left to right Ann,Ray,Brandi,WildBill,Sandy,Ed,Dave,Brenda
left to right Loni,Gadster,Sally,Steve and friend,Sharon,Andria,Sharon,Charlie
Cobblestone road, good thing for non runflat tire
Lady Liberty
Staten Island Ferry The Staten Island Ferry provides 20 million people a year (60,000 passengers a day not including weekend days) with ferry service between St. George on Staten Island and Whitehall Street in lower Manhattan. The ferry is the only non-vehicular mode of transportation between Staten Island and Manhattan. NYC DOT operates and maintains the nine vessel fleet as well as the St. George Ferry Terminal on Staten Island, Whitehall Ferry Terminal in Manhattan, the City Island and Hart Island Facilities, The Battery Maritime Building and all floating dock building equipment. The Staten Island Ferry is run by the City of New York for one pragmatic reason: To transport Staten Islanders to and from Manhattan. Yet, the 5 mile, 25 minute ride also provides a majestic view of New York Harbor and a no-hassle, even romantic, boat ride, for free! One guide book calls it "One of the world's greatest (and shortest) water voyages." From the deck of the ferry you will have a perfect view of The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. You'll see the skyscrapers and bridges of Lower Manhattan receding as you pull away and coming into focus again as you return. A typical weekday schedule involves the use of five boats to transport approximately 60,000 passengers daily (109 daily trips). During the day, between rush hours, boats are regularly fueled and maintenance work is performed. Terminals are cleaned around the clock and routine terminal maintenance is performed on the day shift. On weekends, three boats are used (75 trips each Saturday and 68 trips each Sunday). Over 35,000 trips are made annually. •In 1817 the cost to cross the harbor was 25 cents and half price for children •The 5 cents fare was established 1897. On October 10, 1972 the fare was raised to 10 cents. In 1975 the fare was increased to 25 cents. On August 1, 1990 the fare went up to 50 cents. Finally on July 4, 1997 the fare for foot passengers on the ferry was eliminated.
spectacular view from NJ to NY
Freedom Tower lit up
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