|Title||Map: Hudson River, New York Harbor; Bedloes Island to Fort Lee. Sheet 1 of 2. From surveys of 1911-12; issued March 4, 1912.|
|Collection||Hoboken Map & Guide Collection|
|Scope & Content||
Map: Hudson River, New York Harbor; Bedloes Island to Fort Lee. Sheet 1 of 2. Surveyed in compliance with River and Harbor Act of June 25, 1910; from surveys of 1911-12. Issued by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, March 4, 1912. House Document, No. 719 ; 62nd Congress., Second Session [Dec. 4, 1911 to Aug. 26, 1912.]
(see notes for other text)
PDF on file with full sheet and sectional views including details of Hoboken. See archives 2012.001.0061 for sheet 2 of 2.
Sheet 1 covers Bedloes Island north to Weehawken including all of Hoboken's riverfront. Four details of the Hoboken portion of map are imaged. Also imaged is a detail upper right: Tabulation of Triangulation & Bench Marks.
Businesses on Hoboken's riverfront are named including:
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Hamburg- American [sic America] Line
North German Lloyd
Holland American [sic America] Line
Consolidation Coal Co.
P.R.R. [Pennsylvania Railroad] Shops
Fletcher's Ship Yards [A. & W. Fletcher; placed south of where it was actually located]
Panama R.R. S.S. [Railroad Steamship] Co. [placed north of where it actually was located]
International Elevating & Milling Co.
Scandinavian American Line Pier
Fletcher's Ship Yards [placed at Weehawken Cove, this is its second listing on the map and it is incorrect - this would actually have been Tietjen & Lang Dry Dock Co.]
Map as received was previously removed from government document. Sheet size: 22" high x 32 wide; folded to 5" x 9" high.
sheet no. 1 of 2 sheets
UNITED STATES ENGINEER OFFICE, DISTRICT NO. 1. NEW YORK.
HUDSON RIVER NEW YORK HARBOR
BEDLOES ISLAND TO FORT LEE
SHEET NO. 1 BEDLOES ISLAND TO 48TH STREET
SURVEYED IN COMPLIANCE WITH RIVER AND HARBOR ACT OF JUNE 25, 1910.
FROM SURVEYS OF 1911 - 12
PREPARED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF COLONEL W. M. BLACK. CORPS OF ENGINEERS U.S. ARMY.
j.h.rostock, prin asst.engr
a.p.morris, chief draftsman
c h.gardner, jun engr in charge of surveys
h. r. glutzbeck, jun engr
g. l. reeder, surveyor
field work by
g. l. reeder, surveyor
UNITED STATES ENGINEER OFFICE. DISTRICT No. 1, NEW YORK ROOM 702 ARMY BUILDING
NEW YORK. N. Y.,....... MARCH 4, 1912
RESPECTFULLY FORWARDED TO THF CHIEF OF ENGINEERS WITH REPORT OF THIS DATE,
PREPARED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF
COLONEL W M BLACK. CORPS OF ENGINEERS U.S. ARMY.
House Doc, No. 719 ; 62d Cong., 2d Sess.
|Year Range from||1911|
|Year Range to||1912|
|Caption||sheet 1 of 2; full sheet|
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