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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…

Photo - Karl Bitter Home and Studio

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Undated black and white photo of Karl Bitters home and studio in silhouette on the cliffs above the Hudson. This item is in the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.

West Shore RR Ferry Kingston

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Undated sepia toned photograph of the West Shore Railroad Ferry Kingston, which plied the Hudson River between New York City and Weehawken. This photo is from the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.

Pier K from Hamilton Avenue

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Black and white photograph of Pier K and its distinctive water tower, taken from Hamilton Avenue, The pier, part of the NYCRR system was located between the banana pier and Union Dry Dock, servicing trains, trucks, barges, ships. It burned in a fire…

Ferryboat Circa 1940s

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Black and white photograph of commuters on the Weehawken ferry taken by Charles Schneider in the 1940s. From the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.

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.

Engraving of Hamilton Monument - Undated

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Undated engraving of an early memorial to Alexander Hamilton at what was the site of the infamous duel.

Waterfront Grain Elevator from Hamilton Park

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Black and white undated photo looking north across the waterfront, railroads and ferry terminal towards the Pier 7 Grain Elevator in West New York. The elevator, built in 1905 for the West Shore line of the NYCRR, had a capacity of 2 million bushels…

The Banana Pier and Boat United Fruit

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From the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.

Weehawken Waterfront - Pier K

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Seen from Hamilton Plaza in the 1950s, New York Central Railroad's Pier K with its distinctive water tower was a longtime fixture on the waterfront. Situated between the banana pier and Union Dry Dock, it served trains, trucks, barges and ships. The…