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This postcard shows one of the ferry boats which carried passengers from Weehawken to New York City.

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Newspaper clipping from the Hudson Dispatch of Saturday, June 12, 1926 describing the giant elevated railway built in 1891 from the West Shore Ferry to Fulton Street and the Eldorado. This is presented in the context of the 1926 efforts of Weehawken…

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Advertisement, circa 1883, published by the New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railway Company, announcing the new tracks traveling from New York, due to open on July 9, 1883, which would improve travel as far as Quebec. Also announced was the start of…

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Photograph of the Weehawken waterfront and rail yards in the 1940s. From the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.

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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…

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According to Charlie Bradley of the wonderful RailFan web site, "this photo of New York Central L2d Mohawk 4-8-2 #2996, was taken on June 19, 1950. These engines were built in the early 20's. Note the Plaza, Grauert Causeway, and the soldiers and…

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Willie Demontreux found this image on www.railfan.net along with a caption supplied by the site moderator, 'waterlevel:' Port Imperial is now where the New York Central train and ferry yards once stood. In the ticket/boarding area for the current…

Entry from the open source Wikipedia encyclopedia on the West Shore Railroad.

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Photograph of a Public Service trolley coming up Pershing Road from the ferry, found on the excellent RailFan web site.

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Photograph of the New York Central Ferry Stoney Point at Weehawken found on the excellent RailFan web site.
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