Newark Waterways, Wharfs & Bridges

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1873 Map9 viewsAug 13, 2021
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Horses Frightened by the Cable of the Inclined Plane46 viewsAugust 30, 1885May 02, 2021
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The Inclined Plane53 viewsApril 16, 1882May 02, 2021
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The Morris Canal51 viewsMarch 18, 1883May 02, 2021
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Purifying the Canal50 viewsMarch 22, 1885
May 02, 2021
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Toll Collector's Office60 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesApr 30, 2021
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Second from Right51 viewsApr 30, 2021
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51 viewsApr 30, 2021
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72 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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83 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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Drawing above the PRR Bridge89 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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84 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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87 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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91 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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82 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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66 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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69 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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72 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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60 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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66 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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53 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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75 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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66 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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62 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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67 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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Passaic River Pollution61 viewsJul 15, 2020
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51 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewellJul 12, 2020
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61 viewsPlane House & Plume west of High Street
November 2, 1924 - Newark Sunday Call
Jul 07, 2020
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Looking east along Central Avenue70 viewsMay 07, 2020
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129 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 Canal115 viewsSeptember 4, 1881Feb 15, 2020
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A Narrow Escape96 viewsAugust 7, 1881Feb 15, 2020
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Heat and Evil Odors86 viewsAugust 26, 1900Jan 29, 2020
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The Reversionary Rights in the Morris Canal and the Company's Lakes93 viewsApril 22, 1900Jan 28, 2020
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120 viewsPhoto from John Prieto
Photo by Henry B. Kummel
Jan 12, 2020
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Heller Parkway Bridge86 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewelJan 07, 2020
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95 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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88 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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1930 Map115 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1930 Map96 viewsOct 28, 2019
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Along Central Avenue with Map89 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1931122 viewsOct 25, 2019
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1931103 viewsOct 25, 2019
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193188 viewsOct 25, 2019
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The Morris Canal - The Great New Jersey Waterway as It Used to be138 viewsMarch 22, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Rescued from the Canal124 viewsMay 24, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Boy Drowned in Canal121 viewsJune 5, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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Discussed the Canal Question112 viewsDecember 17, 1905Sep 16, 2019
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Morris Canal is Useless Commercially Under Present Conditions of Neglect114 viewsJanuary 28, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Railroad Scheming Strangled Industry of the Morris Canal103 viewsFebruary 11, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Hundreds of Youngsters Regret Passing of Kirchgessner's POnd84 viewsMay 20, 1906Sep 15, 2019
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Replacing Asphalt on Jackson Street Bridge with Wood Blocks114 viewsMay 29, 1904Sep 15, 2019
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June 26, 190488 viewsSep 13, 2019
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How Fairmount Reservoir on South Orange Avenue is Cleaned74 viewsJune 26, 1904Sep 13, 2019
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Along Central Avenue75 viewsSep 13, 2019
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Looking East along Central Avenue88 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 Importance94 viewsAugust 19, 1906Sep 12, 2019
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89 viewsSep 04, 2019
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Bloomfield70 viewsAug 31, 2019
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65 viewsPostcardAug 30, 2019
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84 views~1880Aug 30, 2019
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At Lock Street87 viewsAug 04, 2019
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West side of Halsey Street80 viewsFrom “Newark and Its Leading Businessmen” 1891Aug 04, 2019
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108 viewsDrawing from Henry A. JewelJun 22, 2019
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Inclined Plane85 viewsDrawing from Henry A. JewelJun 22, 2019
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1912 Map124 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1912 Map133 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1926 Map81 viewsJun 13, 2019
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1901 Map91 viewsJun 09, 2019
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Comparison78 viewsMay 28, 2019
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Looking west from Broad Street109 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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1957102 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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February 9, 191383 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Above Bloomfield February 9, 191387 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Plane #11 Bloomfield February 9, 191390 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Canal Boat84 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Windmill on the Canal88 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Inclined Plane84 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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77 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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87 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Lockwood Street Bridge 1892 Map 73 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Sussex Avenue Bridge 1892 Map66 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map86 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map72 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map60 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map69 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Fifth Avenue Bridge52 viewsMar 20, 2019
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75 viewsMar 20, 2019
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114 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Swimming128 viewsPhoto from Irvin VolkMar 05, 2019
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Orange Street92 viewsPhoto from John CrowleyMar 05, 2019
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1847 Map77 viewsMar 05, 2019
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Accepted Plan for Clay Street Bridge121 viewsApril 8,1906Feb 06, 2019
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To Protect City Dock116 viewsOctober 7, 1906Feb 06, 2019
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1912 Map79 viewsJan 21, 2019
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132 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoJan 12, 2019
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Morris Canal at Mulberry Street136 viewsPhoto from the Library of CongressNov 25, 2018
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126 viewsPhoto from Rutgers UniversityNov 17, 2018
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Ironbound135 viewsNov 12, 2018
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