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Damn, Sandy. You may not have toppled buildings, but you definitely brought New York to a stop (for at least a few minutes) and delivered some terrifying visuals. Cars became buoyant in Tribeca, mailboxes floated away in the East Village, that crane is still dangling in the Midtown sky. If it weren't real life, these photos would be totally awesome. Alas, this stuff is very, very real.
Click through for the roughest, realest images we've seen.