Police Department Traffic Photographs - 1951

Description

A selection of 8" x 10" black and white photographs taken as part of a statistical study of traffic and parking from April through August of 1951 that was presented to the Weehawken Traffic Committee.

It was determined that the parking problems were frequently caused by out of town motorists and employees of industrial plants parking for 10-12 hours daily.

Also included in the study were photos taken of Lincoln Tunnel traffic.

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Collection Items

Park Avenue
8" x 10" black and white photograph of Park Avenue between 50th and 51st Street, looking north.

Caption reads:
Number of cars parked - 11
Out of town - 3

Hackensack Plank Road
Hackensack Plank Road from Hudson Avenue to Ridgley Place.

Caption reads:
Number cars parked - 19
Out of town - 9

Hackensack Plank Road
8" x 10" black and white photograph of Hackensack Plank Road looking east from Palisade Avenue to Hudson Avenue.

Caption reads:
Cars parked - 19
Out of town - 11
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