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    Awesome Footage Of NYC In 1983 And 1986

    This 30-year-old footage captures a gritty New York that has now mostly disappeared.

    NYC in 1983 and 1986:

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    According to YouTube user Kanal von RailroadPacific, he shot the footage in spots like Fifth Avenue, Times Square, and Central Park, to get a good feeling for the city.

    Footage from atop the World Trade Center 1986:

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