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Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad & Ferry Terminal, Ferry Slips & Bridges, Bounded by Observer, Newark & River Streets, Hudso, Hoboken, Hudson County, NJ



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Item Title
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad & Ferry Terminal, Ferry Slips & Bridges, Bounded by Observer, Newark & River Streets, Hudso, Hoboken, Hudson County, NJ

Location
Hudso, Hoboken, NJ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NJ-59
Building/structure dates: 1907 initial construction
Significance: Throughout the early decades of the twentieth century, this terminal played a central role in commuter transportation in the metropolitan area. The ferry facilities are significant as an integral part of this complex. In addition, the copper ornamentation on the ferry shed facades is unusual, as is the engineering design of the ferry bridges.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Railroad Stations
Transportation


Related Names
Murchison, Kenneth


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. AERIAL VIEW, LOOKING WEST, SHOWING RAIL AND FERRY TERMINAL
2. VIEW, LOOKING EAST, SHOWING WEST FACADE OF FERRY TERMINAL, STREET ENTRANCE
3. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHEAST, SHOWING NORTHWEST, NORTHEAST AND WEST FACADES, STREET ENTRANCE, FERRY ENTRANCE AT LEFT
4. VIEW, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST, SHOWING EAST AND SOUTH FACADES, FERRY SLIPS
5. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHWEST SHOWING EAST AND NORTH FACADES, FERRY SLIPS
6. VIEW, LOOKING WEST, SHOWING EAST FACADE, DETAIL OF TWO CENTRAL FERRY SLIPS
7. DETAIL VIEW OF EAST FACADE, LOOKING WEST, FERRY SHED ENTRANCE AND FERRY BRIDGE
8. DETAIL VIEW, LOOKING WEST, SHOWING ADJUSTABLE APRONS ON UPPER DECK OF FERRY BRIDGE
9. VIEW OF LOWER DECK OF FERRY BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST TOWARDS HUDSON RIVER
10. VIEW OF LOWER DECK OF FERRY BRIDGE, LOOKING WEST
11. VIEW OF LOWER DECK, LOOKING NORTHEAST, SHOWING DETAIL OF SUPPORTS BETWEEN UPPER AND LOWER DECKS AND SLIDING BASE ON RAIL
12. VIEW OF LOWER DECK, LOOKING NORTHEAST, SHOWING DETAIL OF CANTILEVER SUPPORT FOR OUTER PORTION OF UPPER DECK
13. LOWER DECK, LOOKING NORTHWEST, VIEW OF UPPER DECK OF FERRY BRIDGE, SHOWING TRUSS AND PIN SUPPORTS
14. UPPER DECK, LOOKING NORTHEAST, SHOWING LOWER DECK OF FERRY BRIDGE TAKEN FROM ABOVE
15. UPPER DECK, VIEW OF FERRY BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST TOWARD THE HUDSON RIVER
16. UPPER DECK, VIEW OF FERRY BRIDGE, LOOKING WEST
17. UPPER DECK, VIEW OF SUPPORTING STRUCTURE AND ROOF OF FERRY SHED. LOOKING WEST
18. UPPER DECK, VIEW SHOWING LIFTING MECHANISM FOR FERRY BRIDGE
19. DETAIL VIEW OF LIFTING MECHANISM FOR FERRY BRIDGE (TOP)
20. DETAIL VIEW OF LIFTING MECHANISM FOR FERRY BRIDGE ON LOWER DECK (BOTTOM)


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