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Cayuga Pumps

Inside the pump house one finds these two huge abandoned pumps, These were to expel water from the marsh if the level rose too high, protecting the sensitive plant life. Since the pumps have not worked in many years, and the tide gates do not prevent infiltration of water, the plant life Kearny Brackish Marsh has died off and the area is just water. Everything is rusting and rotting from contact with salt water.

 

Photo from 2009

 

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Taken on July 30, 2009