1. Sandy

    NJ Coaster Might Stay in Ocean

    A roller coaster sits in the Atlantic Ocean after the Fun Town pier it sat on was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. With the death toll continuing to rise and millions of homes and businesses without power, the U.S. east coast is attempting to recover from the effects of floods, fires and power outages brought on by Superstorm Sandy.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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    The Seaside Heights, N.J., roller coaster that was knocked off of the boardwalk and partially submerged in the ocean during Hurricane Sandy might remain in the ocean to be used as a tourist attraction. Forty of the 44 seafront rides were damaged by the storm, and demolition crews have removed the remains of the boardwalk. But Mayor Bill Akers has asked the Coast Guard to find out whether the coaster is structurally stable, adding that it would make “a great tourist attraction.” Construction work on a replacement boardwalk is set to begin next year.

    Read it at The Telegraph