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Freight Yards, Weehawken, NJ

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Black and white undivided photo postcard view of the freight yards, piers, Hudson River and New York skyline. Postmarked November 3, 1907 from Hoboken.

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.

View of Weehawken, NJ

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Colored undivided postcard view from the Palisades in West Hoboken (now Union City) looking north over the railyards towards the Weehawken bluff. Postmarked September 13, 1907 from Weehawken.

West Shore Depot and Water Front, Weehawken NJ

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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…

Photograph - Submarine Under Construction in Weehawken

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I am still researching this one, but I have been told that this is a newspaper photo of the building (in Weehawken) of a submarine for treasure hunting in 1937. I will be researching this - any info would be appreciated.

Photograph - The Weehawken Waterfront

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Undated black and white photo of the Weehawken waterfront with the New York City skyline in the distance.

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Engraving - View of New York from Weehawken

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According to Tom Flagg, an industrial archaeologist and print collector who has studied Weehawken extensively: This engraving titled "View of New York from Weehawken" by William Bartlett was originally published in the book American Scenery, with…

Chiquita Bananas Travel NYC

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Article from the April, 1953 issue of the New York Central Railroad Headlight Newsletter featuring the Banana Building on the Weehawken waterfront... Text of the article: BIG BUNCHES OF BANANAS, CALLED STEMS: ARE STACKED GENTLY IN REFRIGERATOR CARS…

Old Weehawken Ferry

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Chapter from a book on West New York on the Weehawken Ferry and its history.From - History of West New York, New Jersey by Walter T. Eichmann, PhD. - Published in 1948 by the Golden Jubilee Committee of WNY. Thanks to Bob Schwartz for finding this.

Thy Woods and Templed Hills

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Chapter from a history of West New York describing the Palisades and Ferry. From - History of West New York, New Jersey by Walter T. Eichmann, PhD. - Published in 1948 by the Golden Jubilee Committee of WNY. Thanks to Bob Schwartz for finding this.