Category Archives: historic photographs

Lincoln Tunnel Throwback: Conquest of the Hudson

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Almost 90 years ago, the Port of New York & New Jersey began planning what was originally called the Midtown Hudson Crossing in the riverbed beneath the Hudson River, a seemingly impenetrable and distant netherworld … Continue reading

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Bayonne Bridge: The Case of the Missing Half-Scissor

By Neal Buccino, Media Relations Staff On a November day in 1931, a pair of scissors specially crafted for the occasion was used to cut the ribbon in the dedication of the Bayonne Bridge, whose magnificent steel arch was the … Continue reading

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Port Authority: The Lost Luxury of Air Travel

By Melissa Jerome, Tunnels, Bridges & Terminals Staff Rushing out the door wearing my sneakers and yoga pants, I grab my duffel bag and head out to catch a flight. Once on the plane, I pop in my headphones before … Continue reading

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