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Weehawken Griffin

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Three photographs, taken in 1979, one black and white, two in color. This zinc griffin, manufactured by the J. W. Fiske Company, used to perch on top of the rounded stone pier at the corner of Eldorado Place and Boulevard East. It is thought to have…

Newspaper Clipping - Bonn Effort to Solve Weehawken Traffic

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Newspaper clipping from the Hudson Dispatch of Saturday, June 12, 1926 describing the giant elevated railway built in 1891 from the West Shore Ferry to Fulton Street and the Eldorado. This is presented in the context of the 1926 efforts of Weehawken…

1895 Sales Flyer for Eldorado Lots

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Advertisement for the "closing out sale" of "101 choice lots in Highwood Park adjoining Eldorado Station, Weehawken Heights, N.J." The sale was to be held on Sunday, June 15th, 1895 at the site and was conducted by James L. Wells, auctioneer of 59…

Eldorado - The Castle

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Undated black and white photo looking east towards the Castle building of the Eldorado Amusement Park. Seen at rear are strolling park goers and the Hudson River beyond. From the collection of the Weehawken Historial Commission.

Eldorado - View of the Casino from the Castle

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Undated black and white photo (circa 1892) showing the Casino building of the Eldorado Amusement Park as seen from the Castle building. From the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.

Eldorado - The Castle

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Undated photograph from the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission showing the Castle building of the Eldorado theater and amusement park. The Castle was later used by artist Karl Bitter as his studio.

Eldorado - Front view of the Palisades from the Elevators

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Undated black and white photograph showing a view of the Eldorado theater and amusement complex as seen from the top of the elevators which carried people from the ferry slips to the top of the Palisades. From the collection of the Weehawken…

The Trestle Work Leading to the Elevators

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Undated black and white photo (c. 1892-1897) from the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission showing the great steam elevator which lifted ferry passengers from the foot of the Palisades to a 900 foot railroad trestle where they could…

Eldorado - The Casino

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Undated photograph, circa 1891, showing the Casino building on the grounds of the Eldorado Amusement Park. This item is in the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.

Eldorado - To the Castle

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An undated black and white photograph (circa 1892) showing a small girl standing on the grounds of the Eldorado in front of a sign reading "To the Castle." From the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.

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