A Field Guide to New York City Manhole Covers


SEWER

Brooklyn Navy Yard

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SEWER

An example of the all purpose design for manhole covers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard at the start of WWII.

DESIGN:

Wide gutters and small islands with the utility in the middle.

UTILITY:

SEWER says it all.

RANGE:

This one was seen in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

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