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Weehawken Ambulance from the 1940s

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This photo shows a very 1940s looking ambulance marked "Weehawken Emergency" and "Donated by Robert Reiner" standing in front of the dealer from which it was sold. The dealer is the subject of photograph number two. This is waaay before the days of…

Weehawken Ferry and Tugboat in the Hudson -1950s

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Two scanned negatives of photos stated to be from the 1950s showing a Weehawken Ferry and tugboat on the Hudson River between Weehawken and New York City.

Trolley from the Weehawken / 42nd Street Ferry

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Photo (from a negative) of a trolley car coming up from the Weehawken to NYC 42nd Street Ferry on Pershing Road. The seller of this photo states that it was taken in 1949.

Photo - Weehawken Grain Elevator at Pier 7 after explosion caused by German saboteurs during WW I

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1915 photograph of the Weehawken Pier 7 grain elevator built by the New York Central Railroad. According to an article in the NY Times from September 11, 1901, this was the largest grain elevator in the world at that time, holding a whopping…

Matchbook - Dave Librenz Tavern

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Promotional matchbook from the Dave Librenz Tavern, located at 820 Park Avenue (Corner of 6th Street) in Weehawken. Sixth Street is an "old" street name for Weehawken. According to the 1910 Sanborn Insurance Map of Weehawken, this would correspond to…

Photo - Public Service Coordinated Transport Trolley

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Photograph of Public Service Coordinated Transport Trolley car number 2802 taken at Weehawken on May 15, 1949. More information about PSCT can be found on Wikipedia

Photo - Weehawken Police Commissioner Harry Stearns and his attorney

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Caption: N 74583 "P & 4 PHOTOS"WATCH YOUR CREDIT (PHOTO SHOWS L to R HARRY STEARNS, POLICE COMMISSIONER OF WEHAWKEN, N.J., AND HiS ATTORNEY, CHARLES STUHR) INFORMER IN JERSEY RUM SCANDAL SWEARS HE SAW FOLICE HEAD CHECKING RUM LOADFATHER BENNETT…

Video - The Weehawken Passenger Elevator

A brief video describing the amazing huge passenger elevator designed by Gustave Eiffel which connected the Weehawken waterfront and ferries to upper Weehawken, the Eldorado amusement park, and the North Hudson Railroad. (Thanks to Desiree Palma Sosa…

Lithograph - Weehawken Ferry - Fermin Rocker

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Lithograph of commuters exiting the Weehawken Ferryboat Catskill on foot and in their cars signed by artist Fermin Rocker.We do not have a date for this, but the clothes and cars look like they would date to the late 1940s or 1950s.

Weehawken Town Council Minutes - May 1907 through July 1908

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Town council meeting minutes for May 1907 through July 1908

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