Manhattan without power

New York City struggles to get back to work three days after Hurricane Sandy hit

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Manhattan without power (Credit: Alex Hawthorn)

As most of lower Manhattan remains without power and cellphone service, the lightless city emanates an eerie, ghostlike feeling — especially at night.

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    (Credit: Alex Hawthorn, afhphotography.500px.com)

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    An ominous view of lower Manhattan's skyline, void of light

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    Manhattan without power

    A dark Lower Manhattan, as seen from Brooklyn's Fulton Landing

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    Manhattan without power

    Only half of the Manhattan Bridge, which connects Brooklyn's DUMBO area to lower Manhattan, has power. The city's skyline remains eerily dark behind it.

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    The full Manhattan skyline from the Manhattan bridge

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    Crossing into the dead zone of Midtown Manhattan at 10:30 PM. Most areas south of 39th street remained without power as of Wednesday night, two days after Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey.

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    NYPD set up flares to and directed traffic at night along an intersection in Manhattan's Murray Hill neighborhood, which remained without power Wednesday night.

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    A large crowd waits for bus service to Manhattan Thursday morning

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    New Yorkers gather in bank lobbies to charge their phones, laptops and access Wi-Fi

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Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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