Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Freight & Rail Yard, Multiple Unit Light Inspection Shed, New Jersey Transit Hoboken Terminal Rail Yard, Hoboken, Hudson County, NJ
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER NJ-135-B
Building/structure dates: 1930 initial construction
Significance: The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DL&W) Multiple Unit Light Inspection Shop (MU Shed) contributes to the Old Main DL&W Railroad Historic District which is significant for its associations with suburbanization, commuter and passenger traffic, freight traffic, engineering and architecture. The MU Shed, built in 1930 when the DL&W converted the railroad from steam to electric power, provided for the routine inspection and maintenance of MU train cars and is significant as a representative of the early electrification of the DL&W.
Ray, George J.
Mack, D. T.
Donnelly, John M., Photographer
Drobbin, Lynn, Historian
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