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Demolition Begins on Seaside Heights' Jet Star Roller Coaster

The image of the coaster in the Atlantic Ocean was an iconic symbol of Superstorm Sandy's destruction along the Jersey shoreline

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    Workers prepare to remove the Star Jet roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier is sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

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    A barge moves in to place as workers prepare to remove the Star Jet roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier is sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

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    People watch removal of the Star Jet roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier is sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey

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    Workers on lunch break watch removal of the Star Jet roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier is sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

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    A large crane demolishes the Star Jet roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier is sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

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    A large crane demolishes the Star Jet roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier is sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

    Photo: Getty Images
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    A large crane demolishes the Star Jet roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier is sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

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    A large crane demolishes the Star Jet roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier is sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

    Photo: Getty Images
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    A large crane demolishes the Star Jet roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier is sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

    Photo: Getty Images
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    A large crane demolishes the Star Jet roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier is sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

    Photo: Getty Images
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    A crane demolishes the JetStar roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier it sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

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    Two young boys talk to a shore worker while a crane demolishes the JetStar roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier it sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

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    A large crane demolishes the JetStar roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier is sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

    Photo: Getty Images
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    A large crane demolishes the JetStar roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier is sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

    Photo: Getty Images
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    A large crane demolishes the JetStar roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier is sat on collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

    Photo: Getty Images
 
 

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