New York City subway trains are dumped into the ocean when they are done with them.

You might have seen this
inside subway car nyc

But did you ever think of where these subway cars go when they die? A scrapyard right? Well, not exactly. They have actually gone to Delaware into Redbird Reef.

nyc subway car dump into ocean

That is where numerous NYC subway cars have been dropped into the ocean to form new habitat for a growing variety of sea life.

Man himself has led to many coral reefs being damaged or destroyed and now we are doing something about it. It truly represents the idea that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure (or another fishes).

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