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Weehawken Ferry and Tugboat in the Hudson -1950s

Two scanned negatives of photos stated to be from the 1950s showing a Weehawken Ferry and tugboat on the Hudson River between Weehawken and New York City.

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…

Video - The Weehawken Passenger Elevator

A brief video describing the amazing huge passenger elevator designed by Gustave Eiffel which connected the Weehawken waterfront and ferries to upper Weehawken, the Eldorado amusement park, and the North Hudson Railroad. (Thanks to Desiree Palma Sosa…

Lithograph - Weehawken Ferry - Fermin Rocker

Lithograph of commuters exiting the Weehawken Ferryboat Catskill on foot and in their cars signed by artist Fermin Rocker.We do not have a date for this, but the clothes and cars look like they would date to the late 1940s or 1950s.

Postcard - West view from the Empire State Building, New York City

While some people will be looking at the small town in the foreground of this photo, those in the know will concentrate their attention on the far shore which contains a view of Weehawken's waterfront in 1983.


Photo - Ferryboat Weehawken's last day - 1959

AP Wire Photo - March 24, 1959 - description from the photo:NEW YORK(NY25) NEW YORK MAR.24-END OF AN ERA APPROACHING- Its decks loaded with last day commuters from New Jersey, the New York Central's ferryboat Weehawken heads into its Hudson River…

Postcard - Palisades at 42nd Street Ferry, Weehawken, NJ

Views of Weehawken waterfront, trolley, Karl Bitter's studio and a sign advertising "Highwood Park" at the top of the Palisades.

Postcard - Hudson River from the Palisades

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Photograph of the Hudson from the Palisades with a three masted sailing ship in view.


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.