74-Year-Old New York Press Illustrator Was Trapped in Tram

april 19, 2006  08:26 am
While covering the Roosevelt Island Tramway breakdown that left passengers trapped in the air for 12 hours, New York Daily News interviewed several rescuees, including "Alex Gamburg, 74, an illustrator for New York Press." AAN News called the Press and was able to confirm Gamburg's connection. No other details about his ordeal were available, but he told the Daily News, "I was extremely impressed with how the police were extremely careful with all of us."