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New York City Blackout 1977

NYC, 1970's, Lightning Strike, Power Outage, July 13, 1977

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Location: New York, NEW YORK, United States
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New York Blackout 1977
The World Trade Center stands out against a blackened New York City skyline after a power failure struck the city, July 14, 1977. Lightning striking a power station is blamed for the blackout. (AP Photo/LM)

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NYC 1977 BLACKOUT
The lights of lower Manhattan are dark as a result of an electrical power failure in this view from under the Brooklyn Bridge on Wednesday, July 13, 1977. One building at left is lit with emergency power and a stream of light comes from the headlights of moving vehicles on the FDR Drive and on the bridge. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine)

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NYC 1977 BLACKOUT
Owners and employees of a sporting goods store stand guard outside with baseball bats after the store on New York City's Upper West Side was looted during massive power failure, Wednesday night, July 13, 1977. Police patroling the area walk by the store. (AP Photo)

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NYC 1977 BLACKOUT
This aerial view shows the fires started by looters raging in Brooklyn during the electricity failure that blacked out New York City, Wednesday, July 13, 1977 Police arrested an estimated 3,000 looting suspects and firemen battled blazes set during the night and into the following day when power was restored. (AP Photo/Suzanne Vlamis)

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NYC Blackout And Looting 1977
An A&P store with a destroyed front gate at 2298 Eighth Ave. at 124th St. Harlem is seen during the power failure in New York, July 13, 1977. (AP Photo)

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New York City Blackout 1977 Bar
People in a mid-town Manhattan bar keep drinking by candlelight in New York on Wednesday, July 13, 1977 after the city was struck by a power failure. (AP Photo/Steve Oualline)

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NYC Blackout 1977
The Statue of Liberty, which receives its power from New Jersey, shines despite massive New York City power failure, July 13, 1977. That's a New York City street light, minus power, at left. Photo was made from Battery Park at the tip of lower Manhattan. (AP Photo/Jerry Mosey)

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NYC Blackout 1977
People at Chapman's Restaurant in midtown Manhattan continue their drinking by candlelight after New York City had a blackout, July 13, 1977. All of New York City and its boroughs were blacked out and much of the area surrounding the city. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff)

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NYC Blackout 1977
Diners at the Palm Court in the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan dine by candlelight after a blackout hit New York City, July 13, 1977. The restaurant continued its business despite the power outage. (AP Photo/Calvin C. Cook)

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BLACKOUT 1977 NYC
New York City during the blackout of July 13, 1977. (AP Photo)

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New York City Blackout 1977 Bar
People in a mid-town Manhattan bar keep drinking by candlelight in New York on Wednesday, July 13, 1977 after the city was struck by a power failure. (AP Photo/Steve Oualline)

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NYC Blackout 1977
A young man directs traffic in midtown Manhattan, July 13, 1977, after New York City was hit by a major power blackout. (AP Photo)

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NYC Blackout 1977
The darkened Manhattan skyline is seen from Brooklyn after the city was hit by a power failure, July 13, 1977. Bright spot at left is the Statue of Liberty; at right is a ship in harbor and a few building lights are on in places with their own auxiliary power. (AP Photo/PB)

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NYC Blackout 1977
Light-colored facing on the World Trade Center makes it stand out from the blackened New York City skyline after a power failure struck the city, July 13, 1977. Lightning striking a power station is blamed for the blackout. (AP Photo/LM)

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NYC Blackout 1977
People line up at an ice cream truck in Rockefeller Center in New York, July 13, 1977, after a power failure struck all five boroughs of the city. People flocked to the streets when the power went out. Streaks in the background are car lights made with long exposure setting. (AP Photo)

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NYC Blackout 1977
The Manhattan skyline is dark, July 13, 1977, after a power failure stuck all five boroughs of New York City. This view was made from Queens. (AP Photo)

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AP Staffers NYC Blackout 1977
Using emergency power, staffers on the Associated Press general desk plan coverage of the blackout in New York City, July 13, 1977, in New York. Clock at upper right shows time power went out at AP. (AP Photo/Cameron Bloch)

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NYC Blackout
The twin towers of he World Trade Center and the southern tip of Manhattan are plunged into near darkness as a massive power failure hits New York City and surrounding suburbs, July 13, 1977. The outage was attributed to lightning which hit several upstate transmission cables. In contrast to the northeast's blackout of 1965, there was severe looting in parts of the affected region. (AP Photo)

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NYC Blackout Shuts Out Shea 1977
New York's Shea Stadium lies in darkness during the bottom of the sixth inning after the lights went out during the game with the Chicago Cubs, July 13, 1977. The Mets were not the only ones blacked out as it appeared the power failure effected most of New York City. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine)

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NYC Blackout And Looting Aftermath 1977
Firemen battle flames at a store in the Bronx borough of New York, one of many fires that broke out during the massive power failure that crippled the city for more than 24 hours, seen July 14, 1977. Firemen answered 1,500 alarms, 400 of which were actual fires. Forty of the fires were termed serious. (AP Photo)

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NYC 1977 BLACKOUT
New York's Wall Street is deserted Thursday, July 14, 1977, after a massive power failure that lasted overnight from Wednesday forced the closing of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo)

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NEW YORK BLACKOUT
The New York City skyline is seen after a power outage which left all five boroughs in the dark, July 14, 1977. (AP Photo/Suzanne Vlamis)

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New York City Blackout 1977 Looters
Looters in Manhattan’s Harlem section reach past a bent security gate to ransack the window of a shoe store in New York on Thursday, July 14, 1977. A massive power failure in the metropolitan New York area on Wednesday led to acts of vandalism in some parts of the city. New York Mayor Abraham Beame said some 2,000 people were arrested. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey)

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CHARLES LUCE

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NYC 1977 BLACKOUT
Charles F. Luce, chairman of Consolidated Edison, responds to questions from reporters during a news conference at the utility's main office in New York City, Thursday, July 14, 1977. Luce said the power blackout which left 10 million people without electricity Wednesday night and Thursday was caused by lightning and Con Ed's inability to cut off a limited number of customers quickly. (AP Photo)

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