Newark Waterways, Wharfs & Bridges

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1873 Map50 viewsAug 13, 2021
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Horses Frightened by the Cable of the Inclined Plane94 viewsAugust 30, 1885May 02, 2021
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The Inclined Plane103 viewsApril 16, 1882May 02, 2021
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The Morris Canal94 viewsMarch 18, 1883May 02, 2021
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Purifying the Canal99 viewsMarch 22, 1885
May 02, 2021
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Toll Collector's Office108 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesApr 30, 2021
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Second from Right88 viewsApr 30, 2021
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99 viewsApr 30, 2021
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125 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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130 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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Drawing above the PRR Bridge125 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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115 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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118 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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119 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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97 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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78 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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84 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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73 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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87 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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68 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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99 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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88 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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85 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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91 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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93 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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Passaic River Pollution80 viewsJul 15, 2020
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64 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewellJul 12, 2020
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79 viewsPlane House & Plume west of High Street
November 2, 1924 - Newark Sunday Call
Jul 07, 2020
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Looking east along Central Avenue85 viewsMay 07, 2020
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159 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 Canal142 viewsSeptember 4, 1881Feb 15, 2020
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A Narrow Escape117 viewsAugust 7, 1881Feb 15, 2020
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Heat and Evil Odors102 viewsAugust 26, 1900Jan 29, 2020
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The Reversionary Rights in the Morris Canal and the Company's Lakes114 viewsApril 22, 1900Jan 28, 2020
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139 viewsPhoto from John Prieto
Photo by Henry B. Kummel
Jan 12, 2020
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Heller Parkway Bridge95 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewelJan 07, 2020
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111 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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101 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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1930 Map127 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1930 Map106 viewsOct 28, 2019
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Along Central Avenue with Map101 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1931143 viewsOct 25, 2019
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1931114 viewsOct 25, 2019
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1931101 viewsOct 25, 2019
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The Morris Canal - The Great New Jersey Waterway as It Used to be167 viewsMarch 22, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Rescued from the Canal147 viewsMay 24, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Boy Drowned in Canal145 viewsJune 5, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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Discussed the Canal Question134 viewsDecember 17, 1905Sep 16, 2019
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Morris Canal is Useless Commercially Under Present Conditions of Neglect133 viewsJanuary 28, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Railroad Scheming Strangled Industry of the Morris Canal122 viewsFebruary 11, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Hundreds of Youngsters Regret Passing of Kirchgessner's POnd96 viewsMay 20, 1906Sep 15, 2019
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Replacing Asphalt on Jackson Street Bridge with Wood Blocks134 viewsMay 29, 1904Sep 15, 2019
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June 26, 1904101 viewsSep 13, 2019
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How Fairmount Reservoir on South Orange Avenue is Cleaned89 viewsJune 26, 1904Sep 13, 2019
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Along Central Avenue88 viewsSep 13, 2019
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Looking East along Central Avenue102 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 Importance111 viewsAugust 19, 1906Sep 12, 2019
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100 viewsSep 04, 2019
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Bloomfield79 viewsAug 31, 2019
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74 viewsPostcardAug 30, 2019
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99 views~1880Aug 30, 2019
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At Lock Street99 viewsAug 04, 2019
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West side of Halsey Street96 viewsFrom “Newark and Its Leading Businessmen” 1891Aug 04, 2019
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128 viewsDrawing from Henry A. JewelJun 22, 2019
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Inclined Plane100 viewsDrawing from Henry A. JewelJun 22, 2019
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1912 Map151 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1912 Map156 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1926 Map94 viewsJun 13, 2019
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1901 Map98 viewsJun 09, 2019
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Comparison91 viewsMay 28, 2019
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Looking west from Broad Street126 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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1957116 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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February 9, 191392 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Above Bloomfield February 9, 191395 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Plane #11 Bloomfield February 9, 1913100 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Canal Boat94 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Windmill on the Canal97 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Inclined Plane95 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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89 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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98 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Lockwood Street Bridge 1892 Map 84 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Sussex Avenue Bridge 1892 Map76 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map97 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map84 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map70 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map78 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Fifth Avenue Bridge56 viewsMar 20, 2019
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87 viewsMar 20, 2019
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135 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Swimming152 viewsPhoto from Irvin VolkMar 05, 2019
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Orange Street102 viewsPhoto from John CrowleyMar 05, 2019
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1847 Map87 viewsMar 05, 2019
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Accepted Plan for Clay Street Bridge138 viewsApril 8,1906Feb 06, 2019
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To Protect City Dock141 viewsOctober 7, 1906Feb 06, 2019
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1912 Map90 viewsJan 21, 2019
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151 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoJan 12, 2019
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Morris Canal at Mulberry Street154 viewsPhoto from the Library of CongressNov 25, 2018
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140 viewsPhoto from Rutgers UniversityNov 17, 2018
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Ironbound152 viewsNov 12, 2018
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