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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).

Advertisement - The Storm King - Train

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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

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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"

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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

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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…

Advertisement for the West Shore Railway - 1883

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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…

Waterfront and Rail Yards in the 1940s

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Photograph of the Weehawken waterfront and rail yards in the 1940s. From the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.

Booklet: The Pennsylvania Tunnels and Terminals

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This booklet, published in 1904 by King's Booklets (A Thousand and one World-wide subjects) describes the construction of the Pennsylvania Railroad tunnels and terminals in the New York area. In includes a photo of the Weehawken tunnel portal under…

NYCRR Locomotive 2996 at Weehawken - June 19, 1950

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According to Charlie Bradley of the wonderful RailFan web site, "this photo of New York Central L2d Mohawk 4-8-2 #2996, was taken on June 19, 1950. These engines were built in the early 20's. Note the Plaza, Grauert Causeway, and the soldiers and…