Newark Waterways, Wharfs & Bridges

Old Newark

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North of Bloomfield Avenue Bridge1308 views
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Inclined Plane - Plane Street1301 viewsLooking West
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Orange Street1253 views
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Inclined Plane - Plane Street1249 viewsLooking West
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Orange Street1249 views
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Inclined Plane1184 viewsFrom "National Newark & Essex Banking Company"
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Inclined Plane ~18551145 views
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Warren Street Lock1132 views
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Lock at Warren Street1122 viewsPostcard
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Oxford Street Area1083 viewsThis is a photo (year unknown) of the Morris Canal and the Passaic River. Most likely taken at the end of Oxford Street. The Jackson Street Bridge is in the background. The pedestrian walkway on the left side over the canal was slightly west of Mott Street. The building in the center was Christman & Koops - Flagpoles, Spars & Derricks. Note the two mules that are pulling a barge (out of sight).
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~1915954 views
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Midwinter Scene ~1852858 viewsFrom "Historic Newark" Published 1916 for the Fidelity Trust Company
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At Jackson Street Bridge816 viewsThis is a view from the Jackson Street Bridge looking west. The Newark Express Company on the left is the foot of Madison Street. The Gas Tank behind the smokestack is at the corner of Market, Congress & Prospect Street. If you look closely at the background through the fog/smog you can see the skyline for that year. The right side of the photo is Harrison. The bridge you see is the railroad bridge. The photo was taken before 1912.

From "Newark - The City of Industry" Published 1912
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At Forrest Hill782 views
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775 viewsPostcard
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764 viewsPostcard
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Passaic Lighthouse759 viewsBuilt in 1849. Rebuilt in 1859. William Bonnell was appointed keeper on June 8, 1870 with his wife, Anna serving as Assistant Keeper. When Dennis MacCashin was took over as Keeper, his wife Eliza also served as the Assistant Keeper. When Dennis died in 1903, Eliza took over as Keeper, a post she remained at until the lighthouse was abandoned in 1914. The lighthouse was believed to have been torn down in the 1930's. It stood in Newark Bay at 40° 41' 44" latitude by 74° 07' 40" longitude.
Photo from Rich Olohan
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1906 Postcard645 viewsPhoto from Jule Spohn
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633 viewsPostcard
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At Forrest Hill629 views
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615 viewsPhoto from Rich Olohan
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1874 Map583 views
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In Branch Brook Park578 views
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Stoeckel, Edmond - 1941572 views
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Inclined Plane 1855511 viewsClick on image to enlarge
Photo from “Ballou’s Pictorial” April 14, 1855
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1874 Map497 views
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1874 Map445 views
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The Inclined Plane between Plane Street and Summit Street, Crossing High Street443 views
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1880347 viewsSouth of Clay Street Bridge

Photo from “Gateway of Progress” The Howard Savings Inst.
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330 viewsPhoto from “Woodside” by C G Hine
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329 viewsPhoto from “Narratives of Newark” by David L Pierson
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Combined image of the Inclined Plane and an 1868 Map324 views
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319 viewsPostcard
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Bridge Street Draw Bridge313 viewsPostcard
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The Inclined Plane between Plane Street and Summit Street, Crossing High Street309 viewsPostcard
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Waterfall291 viewsPhoto from “Woodside” by C G Hine
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Morris Canal at Lock Street277 viewsFrom: Newark Illustrated 1891
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Boy's swimming in the Morris Canal277 viewsPostcard
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Pleasure Launch on the Passaic River271 viewsFrom: Newark Illustrated 1891
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263 viewsPhoto from Gonzalo Alberto
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Gatehouse260 views
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Newark Gas Light Company on the Passaic River252 viewsFrom: Newark Illustrated 1891
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248 viewsPostcard
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Drawing below the Penn RR Bridge 1887247 viewsImage from "Quarter-century's Progress of New Jersey's Leading Manufacturing Center"
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Reservoir Area 2014245 views
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Bed of the Morris Canal as a Trolley Car Route241 viewsMarch 17, 1912
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239 viewsPhoto from the Library of Congress.
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Top of the Inclined Plane Looking East239 viewsFrom “Library of Congress”
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236 viewsPhoto from the Library of Congress.
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West of the Inclined Plane236 viewsFrom “Library of Congress”
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Unknown Location233 viewsFrom “Library of Congress”
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From River Street West to Broad Street231 views1850's Engraving
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Broad Street227 views
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Lock Street by New Street227 viewsFrom: "Newark, the City of Industry" Published by the Newark Board of Trade 1912
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By Colden Street227 viewsMorris Canal bed being readied for the Newark City Subway & Raymond Blvd.
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East of Plane Street226 views
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224 viewsThe Morris Canal passing by the Ripley & Sons Lumber Company at Market Street & S. Canal Street (Raymond Blvd). Approximately where the Horizon BC/BS Building now stands.
William F. Cone photo
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Lock #17 East223 views
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Fagin & Company223 viewsDrawing from 1871 Newark City Directory
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From Front Street looking West222 views1860's
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Unknown Location221 viewsFrom “Library of Congress”
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219 viewsPhoto from the Library of Congress.
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Canoeing on the Canal, From Newark to Lake Hopatcong219 viewsJune 26, 1910
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218 viewsPhoto from the Library of Congress.
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Inclined Plane216 views1868 Map
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By Branch Brook Park216 viewsImage from LOC
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Silver Lake Area215 views
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~1910214 viewsPhoto from "Official Guide and Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration of the Founding of Newark New Jersey"
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Lower Right214 viewsPostcard
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213 viewsImage from Gonzalo Alberto
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1875212 viewsThis is the Erie RR Bridge spanning the Passaic River looking north just south of where the Clay Street Bridge stands today.
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Along the Passaic River212 viewsPostcard
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At the foot of Madison Street.212 viewsFrom: "Newark, the City of Industry" Published by the Newark Board of Trade 1912
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North of Bloomfield Avenue Bridge212 viewsLarger Format
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1881 Map210 views
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Along 95-103 South Canal Street210 viewsPhoto from Gonzalo Alberto
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208 viewsImage from Gonzalo Alberto
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207 viewsPhoto from Andre Garcia
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