Demolition Begins On Jet Star Roller Coaster In Seaside Heights

The Jet Star roller coaster (back) is prepared to be removed from the ocean as work continues on the new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down The Jet Star roller coaster (back) is prepared to be removed from the ocean as work continues on the new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Workers prepare to remove the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Workers prepare to remove the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A barge moves in to place as workers prepare to remove the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down A barge moves in to place as workers prepare to remove the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Work continues on the boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Work continues on the boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
The Jet Star roller coaster (rear L) is prepared to be removed from the ocean on May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down The Jet Star roller coaster (rear L) is prepared to be removed from the ocean on May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A man watches the removal of the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.   (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down A man watches the removal of the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Workers on lunch break watch removal of the Jet Star 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.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Workers on lunch break watch removal of the Jet Star 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. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
People watch removal of the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier  collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down People watch removal of the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A large crane starts to demolish the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down A large crane starts to demolish the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Workers on lunch break watch removal of the Jet Star 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. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Workers on lunch break watch removal of the Jet Star 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. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A large crane demolishes the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down A large crane demolishes the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A large crane demolishes the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down A large crane demolishes the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Workers continue to build a new boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.   (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Workers continue to build a new boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A large crane demolishes the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down A large crane demolishes the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Workers continue to build a new boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Workers continue to build a new boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A large crane demolishes the Jet Star 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.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down A large crane demolishes the Jet Star 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. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Tug boats stand by as a large crane demolishes the Jet Star 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.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Tug boats stand by as a large crane demolishes the Jet Star 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. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A large crane demolishes the Jet Star 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.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down A large crane demolishes the Jet Star 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. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A large crane demolishes the Jet Star 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.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down A large crane demolishes the Jet Star 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. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A large crane demolishes the Jet Star 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. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down A large crane demolishes the Jet Star 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. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A crane lifts sections of the coaster out of Atlantic and onto a nearby barge, May 14, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down A crane lifts sections of the coaster out of Atlantic and onto a nearby barge, May 14, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Torn Down Iconic Jet Star Roller Coaster damaged by Hurricane Sandy torn down, as seen from Chopper 880, May 14, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
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