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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.

1930s View of O&W Piers

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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.

Ad - Shamrock Towing Co, Inc.

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This ad reads "Towing - Scows and Covered Barges for Charter - Steam Supplied - Shamrock Towing Co,. Inc - Foot of Baldwin Avenue, Weehawken, N.J. - Tel: N.J. Union 7-0650, N.y. - LO 4-8188-8189". Shamrock Towing was founded in 1870 by Captain…

Advertisement - Warren's Anchor Brand Natural Asphalt Roofing

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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.

Aerial View of Weehawken Waterfront - 1930s

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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.

Birds-Eye View of Weehawken Ferry From Hamilton Monument, Weehawken, NJ

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Colored photo postcard view of the Hamilton Monument, with the original stone bust, Hudson River and the ferry.

Booklet: The Pennsylvania Tunnels and Terminals

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This booklet, published in 1904 by King's Booklets (A Thousand and one World-wide subjects) describes the construction of the Pennsylvania Railroad tunnels and terminals in the New York area. In includes a photo of the Weehawken tunnel portal under…

Bus on Pershing Road, Weehawken, NJ

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Black and white photograph of a bus on Pershing Road enroute to the ferry terminal. The type of bus shown was in service around 1940. The Grauert Causeway and Soldiers and Sailors monument on Boulevard East are seen in the background. Photo by…

Business Card - Weehawken Docks and Storage Warehouses

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Slightly cut off at edges business card, written in a variety of flowery scripts, for the Weehawken Docks and Storage Warehouses which were connected to the Erie and Morris and Essex Railroads. The reverse, labeled Weehawken Docks shows an engraving…