Newark Waterways, Wharfs & Bridges

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1873 Map63 viewsAug 13, 2021
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Horses Frightened by the Cable of the Inclined Plane107 viewsAugust 30, 1885May 02, 2021
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The Inclined Plane117 viewsApril 16, 1882May 02, 2021
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The Morris Canal109 viewsMarch 18, 1883May 02, 2021
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Purifying the Canal112 viewsMarch 22, 1885
May 02, 2021
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Toll Collector's Office121 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesApr 30, 2021
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Second from Right96 viewsApr 30, 2021
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112 viewsApr 30, 2021
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143 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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141 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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Drawing above the PRR Bridge133 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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124 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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127 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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127 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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103 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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83 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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88 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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79 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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93 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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70 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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105 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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95 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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92 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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98 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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98 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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Passaic River Pollution83 viewsJul 15, 2020
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67 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewellJul 12, 2020
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85 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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166 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 Escape120 viewsAugust 7, 1881Feb 15, 2020
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Heat and Evil Odors106 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 Bridge101 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewelJan 07, 2020
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114 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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105 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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1930 Map131 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1930 Map109 viewsOct 28, 2019
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Along Central Avenue with Map107 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1931150 viewsOct 25, 2019
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1931117 viewsOct 25, 2019
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1931105 viewsOct 25, 2019
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The Morris Canal - The Great New Jersey Waterway as It Used to be173 viewsMarch 22, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Rescued from the Canal150 viewsMay 24, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Boy Drowned in Canal148 viewsJune 5, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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Discussed the Canal Question138 viewsDecember 17, 1905Sep 16, 2019
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Morris Canal is Useless Commercially Under Present Conditions of Neglect138 viewsJanuary 28, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Railroad Scheming Strangled Industry of the Morris Canal125 viewsFebruary 11, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Hundreds of Youngsters Regret Passing of Kirchgessner's POnd98 viewsMay 20, 1906Sep 15, 2019
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Replacing Asphalt on Jackson Street Bridge with Wood Blocks143 viewsMay 29, 1904Sep 15, 2019
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June 26, 1904103 viewsSep 13, 2019
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How Fairmount Reservoir on South Orange Avenue is Cleaned92 viewsJune 26, 1904Sep 13, 2019
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Along Central Avenue94 viewsSep 13, 2019
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Looking East along Central Avenue104 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 Importance113 viewsAugust 19, 1906Sep 12, 2019
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103 viewsSep 04, 2019
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Bloomfield81 viewsAug 31, 2019
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78 viewsPostcardAug 30, 2019
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103 views~1880Aug 30, 2019
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At Lock Street102 viewsAug 04, 2019
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West side of Halsey Street99 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 Plane104 viewsDrawing from Henry A. JewelJun 22, 2019
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1912 Map159 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1912 Map165 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1926 Map99 viewsJun 13, 2019
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1901 Map101 viewsJun 09, 2019
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Comparison98 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, 191397 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Plane #11 Bloomfield February 9, 1913103 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 Canal99 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Inclined Plane97 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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92 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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100 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 Map81 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map100 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map85 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map77 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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90 viewsMar 20, 2019
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140 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Swimming156 viewsPhoto from Irvin VolkMar 05, 2019
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Orange Street105 viewsPhoto from John CrowleyMar 05, 2019
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1847 Map91 viewsMar 05, 2019
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Accepted Plan for Clay Street Bridge143 viewsApril 8,1906Feb 06, 2019
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To Protect City Dock148 viewsOctober 7, 1906Feb 06, 2019
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1912 Map95 viewsJan 21, 2019
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159 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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142 viewsPhoto from Rutgers UniversityNov 17, 2018
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Ironbound157 viewsNov 12, 2018
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