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1930s view of the coal piers of the Ontario and Western Railway terminal with the New York City skyline beyond. From Marine Line Equipment - January-September 1992, published by the Ontario and Western Railway Historical Society.

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Promotional brochure from 1933, celebrating the New York Central Railroad's Water Level Route between New York and Chicago, passing through Weehawken. The brochure includes a system map as well as photographs of locomotives and train stations.

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Article from the New York Times, April 1, 1853, page 3. Article text: A RAILROAD TO WEEHAWKEN - We noticed on Tuesday a new enterprise of our Hoboken friends, which seemed to us most satisfactory, being a line of omnibuses from the ferry at Hoboken…

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Black and white photo of a New York Central Railroad train (loco # 3775) going westbound from Weehawken laden with dates. Caption: PHOTO OF FIRST SECTION 75 CARLOADS DATES SHIPPED BY HILLS BROTHERS CO, NEW YORK, DESTINED TO WESTERN POINTS OCTOBER 6,…

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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…

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Advertisement from Locomotive Engineering Magazine, date unknown, for Warren's Anchor Brand Natural Asphalt Roofing, complete with a photo of the West Shore Railroad Freight Houses in Weehawken, which were covered with this wonder material in 1882.

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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…

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A photo of the Ontario and Western railroad coal piers in Weehawken in te 1930s. From Marine Line Equipment - January-September 1992 published by the Ontario and Western Railway Historical Society.

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Black and white undivided photo postcard of the Weehawken bluff with railroad tracks running along the bottom. Karl Bitter's home is seen at the top of the Palisades. Postmarked October 24, 1906 from New York, NY

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This bond for $1000 was issued in 1950 and was to be payable on January 1, 2361. Unfortunately, the West Shore Railroad Company is no more.