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

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…

Correspondence with New York, Ontario and Western Railway - 1915

Letter and reply regarding a damaged shipment and associated payment from the NYO&W railroad headquartered in Weehawken.

Postcard - Weehawken Viaduct and Train

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Postcard showing a train on Weehawken's working waterfromt in front of a rail bridge. Postmarked 1908.

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).

Advertisement - The Storm King - Train
Newspaper advertisement announcing the new West Shore Railroad Storm King train from Weehawken to Albany with service commencing July 8, 1928. This service included a buffet parlor car and connected at Albany with the new Day Coach De…

King's Bluff Curve, Weehawken, NJ
Black and white postcard photo of King's Bluff curve, with train running south along railroad tracks. Mailed April 30, 1910 from Weehawken.

John C. Voigt Post Card Co., Jersey City, NJ. Printed in Germany.

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

Newspaper Clipping - Bonn Effort to Solve Weehawken Traffic
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…

Advertisement for the West Shore Railway - 1883
Advertisement, circa 1883, published by the New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railway Company, announcing the new tracks traveling from New York, due to open on July 9, 1883, which would improve travel as far as Quebec. Also announced was the start of…