The Works – A tour of New York’s infrastructures inside and underneath


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And steam pipes! As far as I know it’s the only city where you can get steam as a public utility. The excess wafts up out of those gratings and makes action heroes look mysterious.


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That looks amazing!


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When I was a kid, if you wanted to know what was in a manhole or sewer, you waited until no one was looking and then climbed down.

You didn’t read it in a book!

Nerds !!!


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Ordered. I´m a sucker for infographics, even better if they´re about something that´s actually interesting to me.


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Sounds fair. What could possibly go wrong with that?


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People who are interested in this migh also like David Macaulay’s “Underground.”


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Credit where credit’s due, the illustrators of this book:

Aaron Ashley, Michael Fornalski, Roger Garbow, Hyperakt Design Group, Jim Kopp, Jason Lee, Mgmt. Design, Arthur Mount, Randy O’Rourke, Seymour Schachter, Chris Schappert, Mark Schroeder, Marty Smith, Steve Stankiewicz


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Kids, don’t try this at home. Hydrogen sulfide gas; if you can’t smell it anymore, you’re already dead.


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