Category Archives: historic photographs

The Champ Takes the Ring at Port Authority Bus Terminal

By Neal Buccino, Media Relations Staff “A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he’ll never crow. I have seen the light and I’m crowing.”  – Muhammad Ali, excerpted from “The Champ: My Year … Continue reading

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Flashback: Early Air Traffic Controllers

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett A flashback to Newark Airport’s history: operations at the first Airway Traffic Control Station in 1936 on a bleak and drizzly January afternoon.  At the time, Newark Airport was becoming the busiest commercial airport in the nation.  … Continue reading

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The Holland Tunnel Takes a Breather

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett In 1927, hours before the Holland Tunnel was due to open officially, Chief Engineer Ole Singstad wanted a final moment alone with his new tunnel.   Singstad’s major contribution to the tunnel was its ventilation system, … Continue reading

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