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Title Photo of Public Service streetcar 2368 at Hudson Place & Hudson St., Hoboken, Apr. 8, 1934
Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2010.007.0011
Collection Hoboken Transportation Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Photo of Public Service streetcar 2368 at Hudson Place and Hudson Street, Hoboken, April 8, 1934.

2-3/4" high x 4-1/2" wide. Photograph taken by William H. Watts (stated on reverse.) Reverse has imprinted form with holographic ink entries with description, location and date. Designated as photo 1 for this record (see notes below on 3 other photographs.)

The view is northeast from Observer Highway and Hudson Street of a trolley on the Weehawken, West Shore Terminal Route heading northbound from the Public Service Railway terminal. The reverse noted the car was "Red."

Seen at the left is the Hotel Victor at 44 Hudson Street with a view to its right of the Lyric Theatre back end with a painted sign "Soulier's Lyric Theatre" on the south face. Right of the sign is the American Hotel at the corner of River St. and Hudson Place. At the right edge is a maintenance building of the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad.

With: three photos of Public Service streetcars, same format and approximate dates, varying locations.

Photo 2: no date, circa 1930s, possibly Hoboken; reverse of print is blank. Car no. 2645 at a stop on an elevated line, probably an outbound station in Hoboken. Reverse of print is blank. View is probably east with the buildings seen on the north side of Observer Highway (or Ferry Street.)

Photo 3: no, date, circa 1930s, no place; reverse of print is blank. Photo is of a streetcar in a yard.

Photo 4: captioned on reverse: Public Service Co. of N.J., 2218, one man, double end car, Newark, October 1937. Also previous owner's ink stamp Edward J. Ratz, St. Louis, MO.) Destination sign on car top at center: Central.
Photographer Watts, William H.
Place Hoboken/Newark, N.J.
Date 1934-1937
Year Range from 1934.0
Year Range to 1937.0
Search Terms Public Service Corporation Street Railway
Public Service Railway
Hudson Place
Hudson St.
44 Hudson Place
Lyric Theatre
American Hotel
River St.
83 Hudson St.
Orig/copy Original
Caption photo 1, image Public Service trolley, Hudson St. at Hudson Place, Hoboken
Imagefile 073\20100070011.TIF
Classification Transportation
Business & Commerce