2012-12-28 / Top Stories

Fort Tilden Beach Changed Dramatically By Storm


Shore Road Before Shore Road Before Despite a long established dune line and a number of short rock groins the Fort Tilden beachfront was flattened by Superstorm Sandy. The dunes were completely flattened and much of Shore Road, the concrete roadway that runs parallel to the coastline, was shattered. The terrain is now drastically different as the dunes are gone and a number of previously buried structures emerged.



Shore Road After Shore Road After

Looking east, this wide swath of flat beach was where dunes once stood. Looking east, this wide swath of flat beach was where dunes once stood.

Looking west, with Silver Gull Beach club in the distance, the beach is flat and shows long buried structures. Looking west, with Silver Gull Beach club in the distance, the beach is flat and shows long buried structures.

Shore Road is broken into pieces now. Shore Road is broken into pieces now.

An unidentified round structure just off where the road had been was uncovered by Superstorm Sandy. An unidentified round structure just off where the road had been was uncovered by Superstorm Sandy.

What is presumed to be an artillery hut is a structure that had been buried under sand and brush for years. What is presumed to be an artillery hut is a structure that had been buried under sand and brush for years.

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