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NY Central Freight and Passenger Railway

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Scanned photograph of the NY Central Freight and Passenger railyards, taken in 1946.

Pier K, Weehawken - 1946

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Scan of black and white photograph of Pier K, looking south towards lower Manhattan. Pier K was part of the NY Central Railway system.

The image was taken from the top of the Palisades.

West Shore Ferry - 1946

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Scan of black and white photograph of the West Shore Ferry terminal, looking across to New York City. The photograph was taken in July, 1946.

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 Ferry Terminal

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Black and white photograph, looking northeast towards the West Shore Ferry Terminal, with its 5 ferry boats in their slips. Behind are long storage piers belonging to the West Shore Railroad.

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.

Photo of the waterfront from Boulevard East and Pershing Road

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Undated photograph showing the Weehawken waterfront while it was still an active railroad and river transportation nexus. A trolley can be seen at the lower left of the image.Based on the cars seen in the image, it appears to be from the 1930s, but…

Pier 7 Grain Elevator

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Three black and white photographs of the Pier 7 grain elevator, which was located near the border of Weehawken and West New York. The photos were taken by Charles Schneider, from Boulevard East

1921 Erie Railroad Fire Report

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A 17-page report of the November 3-4, 1921 Erie Railroad Fire at the Weehawken Terminal. The report was published on November 30, 1921.

Weehawken Rocks

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Unidentified and undated newspaper clipping showing a woman standing under some of the dramatic overhang of rocks along the Palisades, in West New York. Unfortunately, this is only one of two pictures in the set. The other showed the same woman…