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Black and white photo from cliff with rail tracks. Postmarked August 19, 1907.
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
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.
Hand colored photo postcard view of the railroad yards, ferry and the Pier 7 Grain Elevator from the Palisades. Postmarked July 5, 1913 from Weehawken
Colored postcard view south toward Weehawken from about Boulevard East and 60th Street in West New York. Postmarked November 29, 1921 from West New York.
Colored postcard of the West Shore railroad tunnel, parallel to 48th Street into the Palisades that comes out in North Bergen, just west of Tonnelle Avenue, now the Hudson Bergen Light Rail station. Postmarked September 14, 1908 from Weehawken.
Article by Al Mankoff from Electric Lines Magazine, March/April 1992 on the history of railroads and trolleys on the Palisades. Lots of great pictures, including the giant elevators! - 7 pages.
Part of the New York Central railroad system, the West Shore passed right through Weehawken.
Hand colored photo postcard view of the waterfront and rail yards from atop the Palisades. Update - 7-3-2004: Willie Demontreux points out that the photo on this postcard seems to have been printed backwards. You need to flip it horizontally for it…
This railroad ticket stub was stamped December 22, 1898 and shows that a trip from Buffalo to Weehawken would have set you back the princely sum of $2.00.