Steve Duncan

Arthur Kill Bridge 2005








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Story of My Life

From Ghostbusters 2
(one of the greatest movies to feature mythical scenes of the NYC underground ever)

Song for underground rivers – Bradford Beck by Eddie Lawler

“Bradford Beck” by Eddie Lawler

Why should turtles have all the fun?

Helsinki Blasted Out an Underground Lake To Water-Cool Its Buildings

Helsinki Blasted Out an Underground Lake To Water-Cool Its Buildings
Gizmodo, by Alissa Walker, 9/08/14 1:34pm

Steve and Dan Barry – NYTimes – 2006

Steve shows Dan Barry of the New York Times a section of the Old Croton Aqueduct


From New York Times article:
“Wriggling Through Cracks in the Urban Facade”
March 29, 2006, Metro Section (front page)
Text by Dan Barry, photos by Marilynn K. … Continue reading

Urban Exploration spot with Steve Duncan & Jinx, by Jacqui Barcos – 2001


Jacqui Barcos ( shot this commercial-style spot on 35mm film with the urban exploration group Jinx, shooting basically for the fun of it– that is, shooting on her own budget, on spec, to show some what she could do and how cool the imagery could be. I had … Continue reading

Harlem Creek Traces by St Nicholas Park – via Harlem Bespoke Blog

Wonderful observant note on a trace of a waterflow in northern Harlem, from the HarlemBespoke blog, at :

Harlem has many streams and rivers that used once run through the uptown neighborhood and an empty lot by 141st Street provides a rare glimpse of one of … Continue reading

Exploring tunnels, sewers, and urban history

As an urban historian & photographer, I try to peel back the layers of a city to see what's underneath. From the tops of bridges to the depths of sewer tunnels, these explorations of the urban environment help me puzzle together the interconnected, multi-dimensional history and complexity of the great metropolises of the world.