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Defenceless condition of New-York harbor
|Other titles||Defenseless condition of New-York harbor, Proceedings of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New-York, in regard to memorializing Congress ...|
|Contributions||YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress), New York Chamber of Commerce.|
|LC Classifications||YA 21666|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||8 p. ;|
|LC Control Number||96192871|
The great harbor surrounding New York City was both a barrier and a thoroughfare for dozens of area railroads. This first volume features the unique character of waterfront railroading on the B&O, BEDT, BT, DL&W, Erie, and EL! The Statue of Liberty was given to the United States by France, as a symbol of the two countries' friendship. It was erected atop an American-designed pedestal .
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NEW YORK HARBOR New York Harbor lies at the bottom of Hudson, Passaic, and Hackensack Rivers. The surrounding counties have a combined population of million. New York City and the adjacent communities in New Jersey and New York operate 31 sewage treatment plants having a total design capacity of 2, million gallons per day (mgd). These. New York Harbour with Brooklyn Bridge / Andrew Melrose. Summary Print showing view of New York Harbor with the Brooklyn Bridge in the background. Contributor Names Raphael Tuck & Sons. Melrose, Andrew, , artist.
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Just across the East River from Manhattan, Brooklyn is an one-square-mile peninsula that also borders New York Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean. InBrooklyn became a city in its own right and in the second half of the 19th century, a major center of s: Most pictures printed in this book are between and It is by no means an exhaustive work but it should be of interest for casual readers interested in the history of New York City.
The financial district, New York harbor, East River, the Lower East Side and Fifth Avenue is prominently s: "Chart and plan of the harbour of New York & the couny. adjacent, from Sandy Hook to Kingsbridge: comprehending the whole of New York and Staten Islands, and part of Long Island & the Jersey shore, and shewing the defences of New York both by land and sea" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.
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Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor "Under statutory mandate, the mission of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor is to investigate, deter, combat, and remedy criminal activity and influence in the Port of New York-New Jersey and to ensure fair hiring and employment practices, so the Port and region can grow and prosper.".
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