Miles of Steam Pipes Snake Beneath New York

First developed in the 1880s, New York City’s steam system is the largest in the world. No other urban steam system comes close.

Today, 105 miles of steam pipe run beneath the streets of the city, delivering steam to 2,000 buildings for heating and cooling. Steam also sterilizes hospital equipment, presses clothes, and cleans restaurant dishes and cutlery.

Check out the amazing video at the link below!

http://nyti.ms/1BWHjgT

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