Newark Waterways, Wharfs & Bridges

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1873 Map29 viewsAug 13, 2021
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Horses Frightened by the Cable of the Inclined Plane72 viewsAugust 30, 1885May 02, 2021
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The Inclined Plane81 viewsApril 16, 1882May 02, 2021
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The Morris Canal71 viewsMarch 18, 1883May 02, 2021
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Purifying the Canal70 viewsMarch 22, 1885
May 02, 2021
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Toll Collector's Office84 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesApr 30, 2021
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Second from Right64 viewsApr 30, 2021
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74 viewsApr 30, 2021
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91 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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102 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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Drawing above the PRR Bridge104 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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98 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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103 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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106 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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88 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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72 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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76 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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78 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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64 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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73 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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59 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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87 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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76 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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72 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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78 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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81 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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Passaic River Pollution67 viewsJul 15, 2020
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57 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewellJul 12, 2020
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67 viewsPlane House & Plume west of High Street
November 2, 1924 - Newark Sunday Call
Jul 07, 2020
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Looking east along Central Avenue76 viewsMay 07, 2020
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144 viewsCopyright photo from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public Library. To view the collection please visit their
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Feb 23, 2020
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A Heavy Team Plunges into the Canal123 viewsSeptember 4, 1881Feb 15, 2020
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A Narrow Escape103 viewsAugust 7, 1881Feb 15, 2020
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Heat and Evil Odors92 viewsAugust 26, 1900Jan 29, 2020
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The Reversionary Rights in the Morris Canal and the Company's Lakes98 viewsApril 22, 1900Jan 28, 2020
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128 viewsPhoto from John Prieto
Photo by Henry B. Kummel
Jan 12, 2020
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Heller Parkway Bridge89 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewelJan 07, 2020
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103 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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92 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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1930 Map121 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1930 Map100 viewsOct 28, 2019
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Along Central Avenue with Map93 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1931129 viewsOct 25, 2019
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1931108 viewsOct 25, 2019
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193192 viewsOct 25, 2019
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The Morris Canal - The Great New Jersey Waterway as It Used to be147 viewsMarch 22, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Rescued from the Canal133 viewsMay 24, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Boy Drowned in Canal129 viewsJune 5, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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Discussed the Canal Question120 viewsDecember 17, 1905Sep 16, 2019
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Morris Canal is Useless Commercially Under Present Conditions of Neglect122 viewsJanuary 28, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Railroad Scheming Strangled Industry of the Morris Canal113 viewsFebruary 11, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Hundreds of Youngsters Regret Passing of Kirchgessner's POnd90 viewsMay 20, 1906Sep 15, 2019
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Replacing Asphalt on Jackson Street Bridge with Wood Blocks121 viewsMay 29, 1904Sep 15, 2019
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June 26, 190493 viewsSep 13, 2019
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How Fairmount Reservoir on South Orange Avenue is Cleaned79 viewsJune 26, 1904Sep 13, 2019
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Along Central Avenue80 viewsSep 13, 2019
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Looking East along Central Avenue95 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 Importance99 viewsAugust 19, 1906Sep 12, 2019
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93 viewsSep 04, 2019
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Bloomfield72 viewsAug 31, 2019
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68 viewsPostcardAug 30, 2019
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90 views~1880Aug 30, 2019
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At Lock Street92 viewsAug 04, 2019
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West side of Halsey Street88 viewsFrom “Newark and Its Leading Businessmen” 1891Aug 04, 2019
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116 viewsDrawing from Henry A. JewelJun 23, 2019
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Inclined Plane96 viewsDrawing from Henry A. JewelJun 23, 2019
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1912 Map133 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1912 Map142 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1926 Map84 viewsJun 13, 2019
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1901 Map93 viewsJun 09, 2019
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Comparison83 viewsMay 28, 2019
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Looking west from Broad Street118 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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1957107 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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February 9, 191385 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Above Bloomfield February 9, 191388 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Plane #11 Bloomfield February 9, 191392 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Canal Boat85 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Windmill on the Canal90 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Inclined Plane87 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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80 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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89 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Lockwood Street Bridge 1892 Map 77 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Sussex Avenue Bridge 1892 Map68 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map91 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map76 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map62 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map74 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Fifth Avenue Bridge53 viewsMar 20, 2019
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80 viewsMar 20, 2019
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121 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Swimming137 viewsPhoto from Irvin VolkMar 05, 2019
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Orange Street96 viewsPhoto from John CrowleyMar 05, 2019
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1847 Map81 viewsMar 05, 2019
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Accepted Plan for Clay Street Bridge128 viewsApril 8,1906Feb 06, 2019
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To Protect City Dock129 viewsOctober 7, 1906Feb 06, 2019
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1912 Map82 viewsJan 21, 2019
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140 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoJan 12, 2019
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Morris Canal at Mulberry Street147 viewsPhoto from the Library of CongressNov 25, 2018
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133 viewsPhoto from Rutgers UniversityNov 17, 2018
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Ironbound145 viewsNov 12, 2018
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