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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.

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.

Photo - Ferryboat Weehawken's last day - 1959

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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

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

New York Central System Ferry Pass 1947-1948

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Season ticket for the NYCRR Weehawken Ferry for 1947-1948

Palisades Railroad Time Table (reproduction)

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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 R. R. Ferry House at Weehawken, NJ

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Colored postcard of the West Shore Railroad Ferry Terminal taken from a ferry on its way to New York. The reverse is blank.

Published by the Union News Company, New York.

From the collection of Tony Bodtmann.

Electric Ferry Advertising Ink Blotter

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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…

Pier K, Union Dry Dock and Ferry Terminal

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Black and white photograph looking north east towards Pier K, Union Dry Dock and Ferry Terminal. Image taken by Charles Schneider.