AP Photos: Superstorm Sandy

Associated Press photo by Julio Cortez -- John Okeefe walks on the beach as a rollercoaster that once sat on the Funtown Pier in Seaside Heights, N.J., rests in the ocean on Wednesday after the pier was washed away by Superstorm Sandy, which made landfall Monday evening.
Associated Press photo by Julio Cortez -- John Okeefe walks on the beach as a rollercoaster that once sat on the Funtown Pier in Seaside Heights, N.J., rests in the ocean on Wednesday after the pier was washed away by Superstorm Sandy, which made landfall Monday evening.

As Superstorm Sandy marched slowly inland, millions along the East Coast awoke Tuesday without power or mass transit, with huge swaths of the nation’s largest city unusually vacant and dark.