Utility workers face tasks monumental and mundane - Article Photos 3/4

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, file photo, an electrical worker cleans wiring at a substation in Hoboken, New Jersey. With 1.9 million residents still without power, 67,000 utility workers are trying to restore power in the Northeast. But besides cleaning parts, testing wires and cutting trees, the storm surge added another dimension to the work by attacking the utilities’ internal equipment. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo, File)