After 6 months of dramatic fascination, the crane that dominated downtown is gone.
It appeared suddenly in September, as part of the Bedford Square project.
It moved enormous pieces of construction equipment effortlessly, and gracefully.
It even lit up like a jinormous Christmas tree, during the holiday season.
Now its work is done. It’s been disassembled, and trucked back to wherever huge cranes go between jobs.
It was fun while it lasted.
And years from now, boys and girls who are toddlers today will ask themselves — and their parents — whether their memory of a huge crane towering over Westport was really real, or just something they dreamed up as kids.