Police Department Traffic Photographs - 1951

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Police Department Traffic Photographs - 1951

Description

A selection of 8" x 10" black and white photographs taken as part of a statistical study of traffic and parking from April through August of 1951 that was presented to the Weehawken Traffic Committee.

It was determined that the parking problems were frequently caused by out of town motorists and employees of industrial plants parking for 10-12 hours daily.

Also included in the study were photos taken of Lincoln Tunnel traffic.

Collection Items

Lincoln Tunnel traffic jam on Boulevard East
Black and White 8" x 10" photograph looking south, showing traffic jam along Boulevard East leading to the Lincoln Tunnel entrance. Note the additional bumper to bumper traffic on the helix.

Lincoln Tunnel  - Pleasant Avenue traffic jam
Black and white 8" x 10" photograph, showing the lower ramp leading from Pleasant Avenue into Boulevard East, along with the upper ramp jam.

Lincoln Tunnel traffic
8' x 10" black and white photograph of Lincoln Tunnel traffic line on Willow Avenue, leading to Lincoln Tunnel from 19th Street north.

Hudson Avenue from Highpoint Avenue
8" x 10" black and white photograph of Hudson Avenue looking north from Highpoint Avenue towards Hackensack Plank Road.

Caption reads:
Number of cars parked - 67
Out of town - 50
Mostly owned by local employees








Pleasant Avenue  looking north from intersection of Hackensack Plank Road
8" x 10" black and white photograph of Pleasant Avenue, north from Hackensack Plank Road. Note the cobblestoned street.

Caption reads:
Number of parked cars - 19
Out of town - 11
Some of which owned by employees of local industries

Oak Street looking east
8" x 10" black and white photograph of Oak Street looking east.

Caption reads:

Number of cars parked - 12
Out of town - 6

Shippen Street looking east
8" x 10" black and white photograph of Shippen street looking east.

Caption reads:

Number of cars - 8
Out of town - 5

Hackensack Plank Road
8" x 10" black and white photograph of Hackensack Plank Road looking east from Palisade Avenue to Hudson Avenue.

Caption reads:
Cars parked - 19
Out of town - 11

Hackensack Plank Road
Hackensack Plank Road from Hudson Avenue to Ridgley Place.

Caption reads:
Number cars parked - 19
Out of town - 9

Park Avenue
8" x 10" black and white photograph of Park Avenue between 50th and 51st Street, looking north.

Caption reads:
Number of cars parked - 11
Out of town - 3
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