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Washed up bottle at Dead Horse Bay, Brooklyn NY

Hidden on the side of a busy road in Brooklyn, past dense underbrush is Dead Horse Bay: a small section of beach littered with the detritus of decades gone past. The surf washes up glass bottles, toys, shoes and items unrecognizable that tinkle eerily as the waves recede. These discarded items, slowly being reclaimed by their environment are a treasure-trove for historians and collectors wishing for a glimpse into 1930s New York City. This amber glass bottle was just one of thousands, partially submerged in the sand, glinting in the hazy sunlight. One day, it will transform back into what it once was: sand.

TAGS: Beach, Bottle, Brooklyn, New York, Trash, United States

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Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
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© Chaya Shuchat.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 28, 2016, 11:42 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO3200
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PHOTO LOCATION Brooklyn, New York, United States of America