PROJECTS: New York's Tugboats: 131022_tugboats-546-Edit

STATEN ISLAND, NY - OCT 22: The front of a barge as the tugboat Freddie Miller pushes it through the Kill Van Kull on October 22, 2013. At the height of their activity in 1929, there were more than 800 tugboats operating in New York Harbor. Today that number has dropped to below 200.

STATEN ISLAND, NY - OCT 22: The front of a barge as the tugboat Freddie Miller pushes it through the Kill Van Kull on October 22, 2013. At the height of their activity in 1929, there were more than 800 tugboats operating in New York Harbor. Today that number has dropped to below 200.