Location #4: New York Harbor
First one to find a scuttled punch buggy wins! Let’s hope not… Arthur Tress gave us startling photos of tires washed up on a beach and abandoned cars in Jamaica Bay, New York in the early 1970s. In his work for Documerica, he traveled and photographed the general New York Harbor area and around the JFK International Airport.
How has the state of the environment changed in that area? It’s up to you now to show us. Grab your camera and we challenge you to try and get to the same place these photos were taken decades ago. Is fishing allowed? Are the tires gone?
- Location: Abandoned car in Jamaica Bay
- Location: Broad Channel, Marginal Land near the JFK Airport
- Location: Beach near JFK Airport
- Location: “No Fishing Allowed” At Fort Tilden Army Reserve on Breezy Point south of Jamaica Bay
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