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Steps to West Shore Ferries, Highwood Park, Weehawken

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Colored photo postcard of steps up from Pershing Road to the top of the Palisades near Columbia Terrace. Postmarked August 4, 1908 from Weehawken.

Ferry Boat, West Shore RR, Bound for Weehawken, NJ

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Colored photo postcard view from the bow of a ferryboat bound for, actually, New York, if you look at the wake! Postmarked 1912. Published by the Union News Company, New York, NY.

Weehawken Ferry Monthly Pass October 1887

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Commuter monthly pass, dated 1887, belonging to a G. Ward. who used this pass to cross the Hudson from Weehawken to New York City. Date stamped on reverse, Sep 30, 1887. West Shore Railroad, NYC & HRRR CO, Lessee, Office of General…

Weehawken Ferry Ticket

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Ticket good for one trip between Weehawken and the 42nd Street ferry terminal in NYC.

Photograph - Weehawken Ferry Boat Circa 1914

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Black and white photo of a ferry boat in Weehawken, circa 1914.

Steamboat Bill - The Weehawken and West Shore Ferries

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6 page article from Steamboat Bill, the Journal of the Steamship Historical Society of America - Summer 1959 describing the history of ferries in Weehawken on the occasion of the ending of ferry service.

Old Weehawken Ferry

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Chapter from a book on West New York on the Weehawken Ferry and its history.From - History of West New York, New Jersey by Walter T. Eichmann, PhD. - Published in 1948 by the Golden Jubilee Committee of WNY. Thanks to Bob Schwartz for finding this.

Thy Woods and Templed Hills

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Chapter from a history of West New York describing the Palisades and Ferry. From - History of West New York, New Jersey by Walter T. Eichmann, PhD. - Published in 1948 by the Golden Jubilee Committee of WNY. Thanks to Bob Schwartz for finding this.

From the New York Gazette: New Invention

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Newspaper article from the New England Palladium and Commercial Advertiser - Number 28, Volume XLIX - Tuesday, October 5, 1819 - Published in Boston Article on a new horse powered ferry running from Spring Street Manhattan to Weehawken. A boat of 200…

Wagon Hoist, from Weehawken to West Hoboken, N.J.

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Colored photo postcard of elevator for raising wagons up the Palisades to Weehawken Street in West Hoboken (now 19th Street, Union City). The elevator was built in 1874 by John H. Bonn's railroad company. Cars were 20 feet wide, 40 feet long and…