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Seagate Beach Club Destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. October 30, 2012. Photo © Charles Denson via Coney Island History Project

Charles Denson of the Coney Island History Project took these photos of the devastation at Sea Gate on the western end of Coney the morning after Hurricane Sandy. Charlie rode out the hurricane in Sea Gate where his apartment flooded up to the windows and his car floated away.

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Hurricane Sandy’s Destruction at Sea Gate at the western end of Coney Island. October 30, 2012. Photo © Charles Denson via Coney Island History Project

UPDATE November 10, 2012:

Charles Denson’s dramatic video footage of Hurricane Sandy making landfall at Sea Gate on October 29th…

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Hurricane Sandy at Sea Gate

Hurricane Sandy: Waves Crashing at Sea Gate on the western end of Coney Island. Photo © Charles Denson via Coney Island History Project

This morning as Hurricane Sandy moved toward New Jersey and New York City, Charles Denson of the Coney Island History Project snapped these dramatic photos at Sea Gate and Steeplechase Pier in Coney Island. The bulkheads at Sea Gate are already washing out, Denson said.

“History is being written as an extreme weather event continues to unfold, one which will occupy a place in the annals of weather history as one of the most extraordinary to have affected the United States,” said meteorologist Stu Ostro in a Weather Channel blog post. For Coney Island, the crucial time is during tonight’s full moon high tide at 8:22 PM, when a surge of 9 to 10 feet is possible say meteorologists.

Hurricane Sandy Steeplechase Pier

Hurricane Sandy: Steeplechase Pier, Coney Island. October 29, 2012. Photo © Charles Denson via Coney Island History Project

UPDATE November 28, 2012:

Charles Denson’s dramatic video footage of Hurricane Sandy making landfall at Sea Gate, on the western tip of Coney Island, where he rode out the storm…

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