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Weehawken Ferry and Tugboat in the Hudson -1950s

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

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

Photo - Ferryboat Weehawken's last day - 1959

AP Wire Photo - March 24, 1959 - description from the photo:NEW YORK(NY25) NEW YORK MAR.24-END OF AN ERA APPROACHING- Its decks loaded with last day commuters from New Jersey, the New York Central's ferryboat Weehawken heads into its Hudson River…

Postcard - Palisades at 42nd Street Ferry, Weehawken, NJ

Views of Weehawken waterfront, trolley, Karl Bitter's studio and a sign advertising "Highwood Park" at the top of the Palisades.

West Shore Ferry - 1946

West Shore Ferry 1946.jpg
Scan of black and white photograph of the West Shore Ferry terminal, looking across to New York City. The photograph was taken in July, 1946.

New York Central System Ferry Pass 1947-1948
Season ticket for the NYCRR Weehawken Ferry for 1947-1948

Palisades Railroad Time Table (reproduction)
A reproduction of the timetable (effective May 13, 1894) for trains of the Palisades Railroad running between Weehawken and Fort Lee and ferries between Weehawken and NYC (42nd Street and Franklin Street).

West Shore Ferry Terminal
Black and white photograph, looking northeast towards the West Shore Ferry Terminal, with its 5 ferry boats in their slips. Behind are long storage piers belonging to the West Shore Railroad.

Electric Ferry Advertising Ink Blotter
Undated advertising card for the Electric Ferry which ran between Boulevard East in Weehawken and West 23rd Street in New York City, carrying passengers and vehicles. According to a New York Times article, the Electric Ferry ceased operating from…

Postcard - West Shore Ferry Boat "Rochester"
This postcard shows one of the ferry boats which carried passengers from Weehawken to New York City.