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AMB001Electric Ferry Advertising Ink BlotterImage
Type:Image
Description:Undated advertising card for the Electric Ferry which ran between Boulevard East in Weehawken and West 23rd Street in New York City, carrying passengers and vehicles. <p>According to a New York Times article, the Electric Ferry ceased operating from Weehawken on August 1, 1943 after 17 years of operation staring in 1926. The Weehawken boats were moved to the Edgewater-125th Street run.<br /><br />While it was called the Electric Ferry, these boats actually derived their power from diesel engines which produced electricity to spin the propellers.</p> <p>Related links: <br /><br /><a href="https://www.fadingad.com/fadingadblog/2012/01/09/electric-ferry-company-inc-weehawken-exit-of-lincoln-tunnel-weehawken-nj/">Fading Ad Blog</a></p> <p></p> [show more]
AMB002Photo of the waterfront from Boulevard East and Pershing Road
Description:Undated photograph showing the Weehawken waterfront while it was still an active railroad and river transportation nexus. A trolley can be seen at the lower left of the image.<br /><br />Based on the cars seen in the image, it appears to be from the 1930s, but this is a guess.<br /><br />The Esso station shown in the photo is today an Exxon station (a successor company to Esso) [show more]
AMB003Program - Celebrate Hamilton 2017PD
Type:PD
Description:Each July, the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society presents a variety of events celebrating Hamilton's life. They also commemorate the anniversary of Hamilton's death fro wounds suffered in the famous duel here in Weehawken.<br /><br />This is the program for their 2017 events.<br /><br />More information:<br /><br /><a target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society</a> [show more]
AMB004Weehawken High School Wood Shop - 1925
Description:Photograph of the Weehawken High School Wood Shop labeled 1925.<br /><br />Provided by Paul Simons, ex Woodshop teacher at WHS and Superintendent Fitzsimmons.
WH00011Boulevard East exit from Route 495Access to Route 495
Subject:Access to Route 495
Description:9" x 11" black and white photograph of the Boulevard East exit from the helix, going west
WH00012Entrance onto Route 495 from marginal highway
Description:9" x 11" black and white photograph of entrance onto Route 495 from north marginal highway.
WH00013Route 495 looking east
Description:9" x 11" black and white photograph of North Marginal Highway looking east.
WH00014North Marginal Highway looking west
Description:9" x 11" black and white photograph of North Marginal Highway and Pleasant Avenue intersection, looking west.
WH00015North Marginal Highway at Harbor View Condominium
Description:9" x 11" black and white photograph of North Marginal Highway with 3315 Pleasant Avenue at right.
WH00016Columbia Terrace and Potter Place
Description:9" x 11" black and white photograph of the southeast corner of Columbia Terrace and Potter Place.