Seaside Heights debuts new beach rake…


Seaside Heights has recently acquired this new beach rake.

Seaside Heights debuts new beach rake: New for the Summer of 2008 is a new Barber Surf Rake, used for the beach. According to Borough Mechanic George McKelvey, the new rake replaces a similar model, but has newer, better technology The sand is raked on a daily basis in the summer, as Seaside Heights prides itself in maintaining a clean, litter-free beach. Each day, a team is deployed to empty trash cans and pick up large pieces of litter ahead of the rake. . The rake sifts the sand as it glides across, removing all small foreign matter and depositing it into a hopper. A “finisher” then smooths out the sand behind it, leaving the beach fresh for a new day.

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