First Look at Sandy Damage on Liberty Island

An NBC 4 New York reporter touring Liberty Island captured some of the first public images of the damage the property sustained from Sandy.

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The Statue of Liberty itself received little or no damage. The pedestal and base, including the main floor and exhibits upstairs, are OK.
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But docks, a brick promenade, railings and other facilities on Liberty Island were damaged.
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Water reached the top of this fence.
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The public dock on Liberty Island was ripped up by the storm.
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Parks workers were able to salvage some equipment.
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The railing sustained significant damage.
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The site has been closed since Sandy hit the region Oct. 29.
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This image shows the seawall that was cracked by the storm.
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The work dock was ripped up by Sandy.
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Statue of Liberty Superintendent David Luchsinger, the only resident on Liberty Island. His home is all but destroyed.
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Park Service spokeswoman Daphne Yun has said no projected reopening date has been established for Liberty Island.
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The National Park Service said earlier this month that the Statue of Liberty would not reopen to visitors this year as crews continue working to clean up and repair the damage.
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