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Title Postcard: [1905 Terminal fire.] Fire Boat, "Abram S. Hewitt" at Great Dock Fire, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked May 9, 1908.
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2006.034.0703
Collection Robert Foster Collection
Credit Courtesy of Robert Foster
Description Postcard: [1905 Terminal fire.] Fire Boat, "Abram S[tevens]. Hewitt" at Great Dock Fire, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked May 9, 1908. Undivided back.

Published by F.G. Temme, Orange, N.J. Printed in Germany. Stock number: No 89T.

View of the fireboat tied up to dock. The fire was not the 1900 pier fire, but the August 1905 railroad and ferry terminal fire. The "Hewitt" entered service in 1903.
Date 1905-1908
Year Range from 1905
Year Range to 1908
Search Terms Hudson River
Lackawanna Railroad
Lackawanna Terminal
Lackawanna Plaza
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Caption front
Imagefile 051\20060340703.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce
Transportation
Buildings
Exteriors
Disasters
Fires
Docks
Ferry
Railroads
Boat