Pic of the Day: Grand Central Station Completely Deserted

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Here’s something you don’t see every day. Or, well, ever. This photo of NYC’s Grand Central Station was taken yesterday after the MTA system shut down at noon as Hurricane Irene approached the city. It doesn’t seem that alarming until you realize that this was a Saturday afternoon, when business around and in and out of the city should have been in full swing. Here it looks more like a picture in a history book — of a forgotten civilization wiped out by a natural disaster, perhaps? Well, we won’t go that far. New Yorkers aren’t scared of a little rain. The MTA however…

[via The Daily What / MTA]