Late night on Aug. 7, a tug pulling an 8-million-pound Heat Recovery Steam Generator down the Hudson River, destined for a power plant in Sewaren, New Jersey, passed the Highlands. The generator, which is 126 feet high, passed beneath the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge with 9 feet to spare. The Bear Mountain Bridge was easier, with 29 feet of clearance. The generator is shown earlier in the day as it passed Esopus Meadows near Staatsburg.
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