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This artist's rendering shows an industrial and freight complex located on the Hudson River in the Harlem area.  New York Airways helicopters are transporting freight to and from barges that are continually moving up and down the river.  The SKYLINK is between the barges and a pier adjacent to the industrial complex and also special freight cars on tracks which are connected with the New York subway system.  At the left is a huge warehouse facility serving all of metropolitan New York, made possible by the linkage of subway freight trains and barges through SKYLINK.

The top of the warehouse has a baseball and football field.  Over the industrial complex is a park, a place for limited area games, a department store and a snack bar.  On the highest level there is a restaurant where people can enjoy good food, all of the activity and the view up and down the beautiful Hudson.  The entire development is identified as a Work and Recreation Center which is described in the booklet entitled, "You and the Ghetto WaR".

This is conceived as one of many such SKYLINK stations operating in the New York - New Jersey metropolitan area.  Numerous subway Stops throughout the area serve as subway freight stations.  At each station, freight is packed in metal containers in which it is transported to SKYLINK stations on special subway flatcars which run on the tracks during down time of passenger traffic.

The barges serve as a water link between the SKYLINK stations and rail and motor freight facilities strategically located both inside and outside the metropolitan area, as well as ship locations and other SKYLINK stations.  When shipments are by air, barges are eliminated and air freight is carried direct by helicopter from the SKYLINK stations to the airports.
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