A huge tractor tire that for years was mired in a shallow cove along the Hudson River just south of the Bear Mountain Bridge will no longer be an eyesore for Metro-North commuters from Beacon, Cold Spring and Garrison.
An 1,800-pound tire was removed from the Hudson near the Bear Mountain Bridge (photo provided)
On Nov. 6, Riverkeeper, Metro-North and Sea Tow Central Hudson teamed up to haul the tire out of the mud and ship it for recycling. Special equipment was needed to extricate the six-foot-wide tire, which weighed 1,800 pounds.
Sea Tow hauled the tire away for recycling (photo provided)
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