Newark Waterways, Wharfs & Bridges

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1873 Map18 viewsAug 13, 2021
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Horses Frightened by the Cable of the Inclined Plane56 viewsAugust 30, 1885May 02, 2021
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The Inclined Plane59 viewsApril 16, 1882May 02, 2021
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The Morris Canal59 viewsMarch 18, 1883May 02, 2021
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Purifying the Canal58 viewsMarch 22, 1885
May 02, 2021
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Toll Collector's Office70 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesApr 30, 2021
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Second from Right55 viewsApr 30, 2021
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59 viewsApr 30, 2021
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78 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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89 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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Drawing above the PRR Bridge94 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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92 viewsPhoto from "Quarter Century's Progress of NJ Leading Manufacturing Centers" 1887Dec 08, 2020
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93 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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97 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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85 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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67 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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71 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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74 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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70 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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56 viewsPhoto by Henry B. KummelSep 12, 2020
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80 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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70 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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71 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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72 viewsPhoto from the New Jersey State ArchivesSep 12, 2020
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Passaic River Pollution66 viewsJul 15, 2020
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55 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewellJul 12, 2020
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65 viewsPlane House & Plume west of High Street
November 2, 1924 - Newark Sunday Call
Jul 07, 2020
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Looking east along Central Avenue71 viewsMay 07, 2020
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136 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 Canal118 viewsSeptember 4, 1881Feb 15, 2020
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A Narrow Escape98 viewsAugust 7, 1881Feb 15, 2020
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Heat and Evil Odors91 viewsAugust 26, 1900Jan 29, 2020
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The Reversionary Rights in the Morris Canal and the Company's Lakes95 viewsApril 22, 1900Jan 28, 2020
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126 viewsPhoto from John Prieto
Photo by Henry B. Kummel
Jan 12, 2020
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Heller Parkway Bridge87 viewsPhoto from Henry A. JewelJan 07, 2020
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99 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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90 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryJan 04, 2020
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1930 Map119 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1930 Map100 viewsOct 28, 2019
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Along Central Avenue with Map92 viewsOct 28, 2019
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1931126 viewsOct 25, 2019
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1931106 viewsOct 25, 2019
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193191 viewsOct 25, 2019
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The Morris Canal - The Great New Jersey Waterway as It Used to be141 viewsMarch 22, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Rescued from the Canal127 viewsMay 24, 1903Sep 16, 2019
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Boy Drowned in Canal123 viewsJune 5, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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Discussed the Canal Question117 viewsDecember 17, 1905Sep 16, 2019
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Morris Canal is Useless Commercially Under Present Conditions of Neglect117 viewsJanuary 28, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Railroad Scheming Strangled Industry of the Morris Canal105 viewsFebruary 11, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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Hundreds of Youngsters Regret Passing of Kirchgessner's POnd86 viewsMay 20, 1906Sep 15, 2019
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Replacing Asphalt on Jackson Street Bridge with Wood Blocks118 viewsMay 29, 1904Sep 15, 2019
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June 26, 190490 viewsSep 13, 2019
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How Fairmount Reservoir on South Orange Avenue is Cleaned76 viewsJune 26, 1904Sep 13, 2019
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Along Central Avenue78 viewsSep 13, 2019
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Looking East along Central Avenue89 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 Importance97 viewsAugust 19, 1906Sep 12, 2019
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90 viewsSep 04, 2019
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Bloomfield71 viewsAug 31, 2019
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66 viewsPostcardAug 30, 2019
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88 views~1880Aug 30, 2019
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At Lock Street88 viewsAug 04, 2019
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West side of Halsey Street82 viewsFrom “Newark and Its Leading Businessmen” 1891Aug 04, 2019
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113 viewsDrawing from Henry A. JewelJun 22, 2019
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Inclined Plane87 viewsDrawing from Henry A. JewelJun 22, 2019
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1912 Map128 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1912 Map138 viewsJun 21, 2019
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1926 Map83 viewsJun 13, 2019
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1901 Map92 viewsJun 09, 2019
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Comparison81 viewsMay 28, 2019
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Looking west from Broad Street111 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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1957105 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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February 9, 191384 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Above Bloomfield February 9, 191388 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Plane #11 Bloomfield February 9, 191391 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Canal Boat85 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Windmill on the Canal90 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Inclined Plane85 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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79 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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88 viewsPhoto from Bill RidgeMar 28, 2019
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Lockwood Street Bridge 1892 Map 75 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Sussex Avenue Bridge 1892 Map68 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map89 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map75 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map62 viewsMar 20, 2019
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1892 Map71 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Fifth Avenue Bridge53 viewsMar 20, 2019
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77 viewsMar 20, 2019
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117 viewsMar 20, 2019
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Swimming132 viewsPhoto from Irvin VolkMar 05, 2019
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Orange Street93 viewsPhoto from John CrowleyMar 05, 2019
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1847 Map79 viewsMar 05, 2019
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Accepted Plan for Clay Street Bridge125 viewsApril 8,1906Feb 06, 2019
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To Protect City Dock122 viewsOctober 7, 1906Feb 06, 2019
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1912 Map82 viewsJan 21, 2019
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136 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoJan 12, 2019
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Morris Canal at Mulberry Street138 viewsPhoto from the Library of CongressNov 25, 2018
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130 viewsPhoto from Rutgers UniversityNov 17, 2018
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Ironbound139 viewsNov 12, 2018
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