Monday, April 14, 2008

Frugal Ending to Lives of Subway Cars

From the New York Times, we learn that Delaware is frugally putting old subway cars to good use:
One by one, a machine operator has been shoving hundreds of retired New York City subway cars off a barge, continuing the transformation of a barren stretch of ocean floor into a bountiful oasis, carpeted in sea grasses, walled thick with blue mussels and sponges, and teeming with black sea bass and tautog.
According to Jeff Tinsman, “They’re basically luxury condominiums for fish.”

Enjoy! Be sure to take a few seconds to see the slide shows!

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