The Newtown Pentacle

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Project Firebox 48

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– photo by Mitch Waxman

At the farthest corner of noble Astoria lies the hulking remains of the Poletti Power Plant, as well as the somewhat archaic Bowery Bay Sewage Treatment facility. Slung in a manner unceremonious, this Firebox adorns its mount in good standing. Whether serving residences or industrial zones, the Fireboxes of New York City stand constant vigil, no matter how hot or cold it gets.

Written by Mitch Waxman

July 7, 2012 at 12:59 am

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  1. do you suppose that the NYFD would accept volunteer labor to maintain the appearance of the fireboxes? they supply paint and I do the work?

    mrbsarrjr

    July 10, 2012 at 5:51 pm


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