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Enjoy the sweet catharsis of seeing subway cars dumped into the ocean

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David Goldberg

Ever wonder what would happen if you followed your subway all the way to the end of the line

In the early 2000s, decommissioned NYC subway cars were cleaned, stripped and cast into the ocean as part of a totally unexpected recycling program. Over time, these hollow tubes became man-made, mossy reefs for fish throughout the East coast to explore. 

Recognizing a story so bizarre it has to be seen to be believed, photographer Stephen Mallon captured the burial at sea of several train cars in 2007.

Mallon's work will be featured from November 8 to December 6 at the Mark Miller Gallery's "On and On: Art Without End" exhibit. Check out the surreal pictures below.

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