Snap: How the City sucks its leaves

news-leafsucking-mThe traffic-snarling operation takes place on Market Street at 8:12am on Tuesday, November 23.

The City sucks up leaves from its street trees by having one worker blow the leaves onto the edge of the street. Moments later, a vacuum-equipped truck comes along to suck up the leaves as sign-wielding workers warn traffic of the impediment. (More leaves fall before the truck has even left the scene.)

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It is one of technological marvels of our age, right up there with Hi-Def TV and resealable beer bottles.