Car #17 from Funtown Pier's Arctic Circle ride, which had traveled approximately 10 miles and washed ashore in Point Pleasant Beach a few days after Sandy made landfall, was removed from the beach yesterday, according to the Barnegat Bay Island, NJ Facebook page. Check out this awesome video.
The image of the the Star Jet Roller coaster demolished and submerged.in the Atlantic is one that we'll never forget. But why didn't Seaside's pier survive when other area piers did. Here are some of the answers.
Funtown Pier in Seaside, Jenkinson's in Point Pleasant, the recently redone Belmar Boardwalk, and the brand new waterfront in Union Beach...all major attractions in our area, and all casualties of the monster we call Sandy.
So what should be rebuilt first?