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Central Railroad of New Jersey, Pier 19, Hudson River waterfront, Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ



B&W Photos

HB822843
View Toward The East, Looking At (from Left To Right) The Thawing Shed, (rear) The Old Paint Shed, Dining Hall, Rest Rooms And Lockers Building, Blacksmith Shop, Stack Of Demolished Powerhouse, Guard House, And Storage Shed.

HB822844
Looking Southeastward At (left To Right) The Office Building (only Roofline Is Visible), The Storage Shed, The Carpentry Shop, The Lumber Shed, And The Sawing House.

HB822845
View Looking Eastward At The Machine Shop.

HB822846
View Toward The North, Looking At (from Left To Right) The Blacksmith Shop, Storage Shed, And Machine Shop.

HB822847
Looking Eastward At The Storage Shed.

HB822848
View Westward, Looking At (from Left To Right) The Offices/storage Building And The Trestle To The Demolished Powerhouse.

HB822849
Locking Westward At The Office Building.

HB822850
View Toward The Souithwest, Looking At (from Left To Right) The Office Building, The Carpentry Shop (rear), And Storage Shed.

HB822851
View Northward At The Blacksmith Shop.

HB822852
View Toward The Northeast At The Southern Facade Of The Blacksmith Shop.

HB822853
Interior View Of The Blacksmith Shop, Showing The Steam Hammer At The Left, The Oil-fired Forge And Hood At The Right, And The Anvil In The Right Foreground.

HB822854
View Toward The Southwest Along The Bulkhead Of Pier 19.

HB822855
View Northwestward At Various Sheds And Office Buildings.

HB822856
View Westward At Carpentry Shop (left) And Sheds (center And Right)

HB822857
View Eastward Looking At (left To Right) Storage Shed, Machine Shop, Office Buildings, And Shed.

HB822858
View Westward At The Lumber Storage Shed.

HB822859
View Southwestward To () Left To Right) The Sawing House, Carpentry Shop, And Various Sheds.

HB822860
View Westward At The Carpentry Shop.

HB822861
View Northward At The Sawing House.

HB822862
Interior Of The Sawing House.

HB822863
Interior View Of The Sawing House.

HB822864
View Northward At The Former Crrnj Coaling Yard

HB822865
View Towards The Northwest At The South (left) And North (right) Thawing Sheds.

HB822866
View Northwestward At The Center Bay Of The East End Of The South Thawing Shed.


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Hudson River waterfront, Jersey City, NJ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NJ-27-B
Building/structure dates: 1920 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1984 demolished
National Register Number: NR
Significance: The pier and its attendant structures represent the last vestiges of the repair facility for the harbor craft of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, which developed its huge harborside transportation complex on the Jersey City shoreline in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Subjects
Office Buildings
Brick Buildings
Railroad Companies


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. View toward the east, looking at (from left to right) the thawing shed, (rear) the old paint shed, dining hall, rest rooms and lockers building, blacksmith shop, stack of demolished powerhouse, guard house, and storage shed.
2. Looking southeastward at (left to right) the office building (only roofline is visible), the storage shed, the carpentry shop, the lumber shed, and the sawing house.
3. View looking eastward at the machine shop.
4. View toward the north, looking at (from left to right) the blacksmith shop, storage shed, and machine shop.
5. Looking eastward at the storage shed.
6. View westward, looking at (from left to right) the offices/storage building and the trestle to the demolished powerhouse.
7. Locking westward at the office building.
8. View toward the souithwest, looking at (from left to right) the office building, the carpentry shop (rear), and storage shed.
9. View northward at the blacksmith shop.
10. View toward the northeast at the southern facade of the blacksmith shop.
11. Interior view of the blacksmith shop, showing the steam hammer at the left, the oil-fired forge and hood at the right, and the anvil in the right foreground.
12. View toward the southwest along the bulkhead of Pier 19.
13. View northwestward at various sheds and office buildings.
14. View westward at carpentry shop (left) and sheds (center and right)
15. View eastward looking at (left to right) storage shed, machine shop, office buildings, and shed.
16. View westward at the lumber storage shed.
17. View southwestward to () left to right) the sawing house, carpentry shop, and various sheds.
18. View westward at the carpentry shop.
19. View northward at the sawing house.
20. Interior of the sawing house.
21. Interior view of the sawing house.
22. View northward at the former CRRNJ coaling yard. The thawing sheds are at the right.
23. View towards the northwest at the south (left) and north (right) thawing sheds.
24. View northwestward at the center bay of the east end of the south thawing shed.


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