Newark Waterways, Wharfs & Bridges

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1873 Map65 viewsAug 13, 2021
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Horses Frightened by the Cable of the Inclined Plane111 viewsAugust 30, 1885May 02, 2021
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The Inclined Plane119 viewsApril 16, 1882May 02, 2021
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The Morris Canal110 viewsMarch 18, 1883May 02, 2021
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Purifying the Canal113 viewsMarch 22, 1885
May 02, 2021
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Toll Collector's Office123 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesApr 30, 2021
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Second from Right99 viewsApr 30, 2021
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113 viewsApr 30, 2021
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146 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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146 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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Drawing above the PRR Bridge134 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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125 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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128 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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129 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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104 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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85 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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90 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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91 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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80 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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95 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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72 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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109 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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99 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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96 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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102 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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100 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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Passaic River Pollution84 viewsJul 15, 2020
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67 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewellJul 12, 2020
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86 viewsPlane House & Plume west of High Street
November 2, 1924 - Newark Sunday Call
Jul 07, 2020
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Looking east along Central Avenue86 viewsMay 07, 2020
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168 viewsCopyright photo from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public Library. To view the collection please visit their
web site.
Feb 23, 2020
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A Heavy Team Plunges into the Canal147 viewsSeptember 4, 1881Feb 15, 2020
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A Narrow Escape121 viewsAugust 7, 1881Feb 15, 2020
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Heat and Evil Odors107 viewsAugust 26, 1900Jan 29, 2020
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The Reversionary Rights in the Morris Canal and the Company's Lakes117 viewsApril 22, 1900Jan 28, 2020
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146 viewsPhoto from John Prieto
Photo by Henry B. Kummel
Jan 12, 2020
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Heller Parkway Bridge103 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewelJan 07, 2020
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114 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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106 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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1930 Map131 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1930 Map110 viewsOct 28, 2019
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Along Central Avenue with Map109 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1931153 viewsOct 25, 2019
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1931117 viewsOct 25, 2019
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1931107 viewsOct 25, 2019
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The Morris Canal - The Great New Jersey Waterway as It Used to be176 viewsMarch 22, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Rescued from the Canal151 viewsMay 24, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Boy Drowned in Canal150 viewsJune 5, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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Discussed the Canal Question139 viewsDecember 17, 1905Sep 16, 2019
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Morris Canal is Useless Commercially Under Present Conditions of Neglect140 viewsJanuary 28, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Railroad Scheming Strangled Industry of the Morris Canal126 viewsFebruary 11, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Hundreds of Youngsters Regret Passing of Kirchgessner's POnd99 viewsMay 20, 1906Sep 15, 2019
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Replacing Asphalt on Jackson Street Bridge with Wood Blocks145 viewsMay 29, 1904Sep 15, 2019
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June 26, 1904104 viewsSep 13, 2019
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How Fairmount Reservoir on South Orange Avenue is Cleaned94 viewsJune 26, 1904Sep 13, 2019
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Along Central Avenue97 viewsSep 13, 2019
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Looking East along Central Avenue105 viewsHouses are on Norfolk Street
Photo from Alberto Valdes
Sep 13, 2019
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Riverside Drive at the Foot of Chester Avenue, A Spot that is Bound to Increase in Importance115 viewsAugust 19, 1906Sep 12, 2019
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104 viewsSep 04, 2019
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Bloomfield82 viewsAug 31, 2019
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79 viewsPostcardAug 30, 2019
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104 views~1880Aug 30, 2019
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At Lock Street102 viewsAug 04, 2019
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West side of Halsey Street101 viewsFrom “Newark and Its Leading Businessmen” 1891Aug 04, 2019
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134 viewsDrawing from Henry A. JewelJun 22, 2019
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Inclined Plane106 viewsDrawing from Henry A. JewelJun 22, 2019
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1912 Map162 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1912 Map167 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1926 Map100 viewsJun 13, 2019
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1901 Map101 viewsJun 09, 2019
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Comparison100 viewsMay 28, 2019
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Looking west from Broad Street130 viewsThis is a photo of the Morris Canal looking west from about 100 feet west of Broad Street. The building on the right is L. S. Plaut Department Store. The first bridge is Halsey Street and you can see the inclined plane in the distance that went from Plane Street to Summit Street.
Photo from Henry A. Jewell
May 01, 2019
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1957119 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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February 9, 191395 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Above Bloomfield February 9, 191398 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Plane #11 Bloomfield February 9, 1913104 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Canal Boat97 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Windmill on the Canal100 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Inclined Plane98 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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94 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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101 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Lockwood Street Bridge 1892 Map 86 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Sussex Avenue Bridge 1892 Map84 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map100 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map86 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map78 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map81 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Fifth Avenue Bridge60 viewsMar 20, 2019
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91 viewsMar 20, 2019
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140 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Swimming157 viewsPhoto from Irvin VolkMar 05, 2019
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Orange Street105 viewsPhoto from John CrowleyMar 05, 2019
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1847 Map93 viewsMar 05, 2019
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Accepted Plan for Clay Street Bridge145 viewsApril 8,1906Feb 06, 2019
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To Protect City Dock151 viewsOctober 7, 1906Feb 06, 2019
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1912 Map96 viewsJan 21, 2019
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160 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoJan 12, 2019
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Morris Canal at Mulberry Street158 viewsPhoto from the Library of CongressNov 25, 2018
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147 viewsPhoto from Rutgers UniversityNov 17, 2018
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Ironbound158 viewsNov 12, 2018
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