Newark Waterways, Wharfs & Bridges

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1873 Map81 viewsAug 13, 2021
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Horses Frightened by the Cable of the Inclined Plane136 viewsAugust 30, 1885May 02, 2021
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The Inclined Plane143 viewsApril 16, 1882May 02, 2021
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The Morris Canal132 viewsMarch 18, 1883May 02, 2021
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Purifying the Canal135 viewsMarch 22, 1885
May 02, 2021
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Toll Collector's Office138 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesApr 30, 2021
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Second from Right114 viewsApr 30, 2021
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136 viewsApr 30, 2021
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160 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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165 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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Drawing above the PRR Bridge150 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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132 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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138 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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140 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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111 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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91 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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94 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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97 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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84 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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98 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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80 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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119 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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108 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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106 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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112 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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110 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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Passaic River Pollution102 viewsJul 15, 2020
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72 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewellJul 12, 2020
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89 viewsPlane House & Plume west of High Street
November 2, 1924 - Newark Sunday Call
Jul 07, 2020
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Looking east along Central Avenue92 viewsMay 07, 2020
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183 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 Canal162 viewsSeptember 4, 1881Feb 15, 2020
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A Narrow Escape133 viewsAugust 7, 1881Feb 15, 2020
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Heat and Evil Odors121 viewsAugust 26, 1900Jan 29, 2020
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The Reversionary Rights in the Morris Canal and the Company's Lakes125 viewsApril 22, 1900Jan 28, 2020
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150 viewsPhoto from John Prieto
Photo by Henry B. Kummel
Jan 12, 2020
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Heller Parkway Bridge109 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewelJan 07, 2020
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118 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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108 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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1930 Map138 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1930 Map116 viewsOct 28, 2019
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Along Central Avenue with Map113 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1931159 viewsOct 25, 2019
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1931124 viewsOct 25, 2019
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1931112 viewsOct 25, 2019
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The Morris Canal - The Great New Jersey Waterway as It Used to be190 viewsMarch 22, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Rescued from the Canal157 viewsMay 24, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Boy Drowned in Canal157 viewsJune 5, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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Discussed the Canal Question147 viewsDecember 17, 1905Sep 16, 2019
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Morris Canal is Useless Commercially Under Present Conditions of Neglect149 viewsJanuary 28, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Railroad Scheming Strangled Industry of the Morris Canal138 viewsFebruary 11, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Hundreds of Youngsters Regret Passing of Kirchgessner's POnd108 viewsMay 20, 1906Sep 15, 2019
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Replacing Asphalt on Jackson Street Bridge with Wood Blocks159 viewsMay 29, 1904Sep 15, 2019
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June 26, 1904108 viewsSep 13, 2019
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How Fairmount Reservoir on South Orange Avenue is Cleaned102 viewsJune 26, 1904Sep 13, 2019
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Along Central Avenue100 viewsSep 13, 2019
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Looking East along Central Avenue108 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 Importance126 viewsAugust 19, 1906Sep 12, 2019
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109 viewsSep 04, 2019
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Bloomfield87 viewsAug 31, 2019
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86 viewsPostcardAug 30, 2019
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109 views~1880Aug 30, 2019
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At Lock Street106 viewsAug 04, 2019
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West side of Halsey Street103 viewsFrom “Newark and Its Leading Businessmen” 1891Aug 04, 2019
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136 viewsDrawing from Henry A. JewelJun 22, 2019
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Inclined Plane109 viewsDrawing from Henry A. JewelJun 22, 2019
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1912 Map168 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1912 Map183 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1926 Map105 viewsJun 13, 2019
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1901 Map107 viewsJun 09, 2019
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Comparison105 viewsMay 28, 2019
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Looking west from Broad Street139 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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1957122 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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February 9, 191399 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Above Bloomfield February 9, 1913103 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Plane #11 Bloomfield February 9, 1913106 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Canal Boat101 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Windmill on the Canal102 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Inclined Plane100 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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98 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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103 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Lockwood Street Bridge 1892 Map 91 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Sussex Avenue Bridge 1892 Map87 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map107 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map88 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map82 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map84 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Fifth Avenue Bridge68 viewsMar 20, 2019
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95 viewsMar 20, 2019
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148 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Swimming165 viewsPhoto from Irvin VolkMar 05, 2019
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Orange Street111 viewsPhoto from John CrowleyMar 05, 2019
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1847 Map107 viewsMar 05, 2019
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Accepted Plan for Clay Street Bridge155 viewsApril 8,1906Feb 06, 2019
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To Protect City Dock165 viewsOctober 7, 1906Feb 06, 2019
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1912 Map100 viewsJan 21, 2019
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167 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoJan 12, 2019
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Morris Canal at Mulberry Street162 viewsPhoto from the Library of CongressNov 25, 2018
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152 viewsPhoto from Rutgers UniversityNov 17, 2018
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Ironbound162 viewsNov 12, 2018
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