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Erie Railway, Bergen Hill Open Cut, Palisade Avenue to Tonnele Avenue, Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ



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Item Title


Location
Palisade Avenue to Tonnele Avenue, Jersey City, NJ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NJ-22

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Railroad Tunnels
Railroad Companies


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Looking east from Bevan Street, taken February 10, 1906
2. Looking east from top of William Deltz's house, taken February 10, 1906
3. Looking west from Bevan Street, taken February 10, 1906
4. Looking west from Central Electric Railroad, taken February 10, 1906
5. Looking west from Boulevard Street, taken February 10, 1906
6. Looking west on Hoboken Avenue from Baldwin Avenue, taken February 10, 1906
7. Old Bergen Tunnel, east end, taken February 10, 1906
8. Old Bergen Tunnel, west end, taken February 10, 1906
9. Temporary bridge of Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad over Erie at west end of old Bergen Tunnel, taken May 19, 1906
10. Bent under temporary bridge of Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad over Erie at west end of old Bergen Tunnel, taken May 19, 1906
11. General layout of Erie tracks and roundhouse west of old Bergen Tunnel, looking west from Tonnel Avenue bridge, taken June 14, 1906
12. Tonnel Avenue bridge, looking west on Erie tracks, taken June 14, 1906
13. Old Bergen tunnel, west end, showing temporary bent under Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad and distance of same from Erie tracks, taken August 13, 1906
14. Old Bergen tunnel, west end (at right, below), taken August 13, 1906
15. Old Bergen tunnel, west end, showing proposed 4th track of Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad and amount of west end of tunnel to be taken out to allow for same, taken August 13, 1906
16. Old Bergen tunnel, west end (at right, below), taken August 13, 1906
17. Old Bergen tunnel, west end, taken August 13, 1906
18. 1978 aerial view to east of west ends of Bergen Hill tunnels. Tunnel openings from right to left: Bergen Hill Open Cut (Erie Ry.), Old Bergen Hill Tunnel (Erie Ry.), two tunnels built by Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (later Erie-Lackawanna Railroad). Photo by Jack E. Boucher, 1978.
19. Same as for NJ-22-18, except closer view. Photo by Jack E. Boucher, 1978.


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