Category Archives: historic photographs

PONYNJ and the Panama Canal

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett A week ago, the MOL Benefactor, the mega-sized container ship from China, berthed successfully at the Global Container Terminal in Bayonne, N.J. The Benefactor was the largest vessel ever to call upon the largest port … Continue reading

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PORT AUTHORITY THROWBACK THURSDAY: 1949 HOLLAND TUNNEL FIRE

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett On a late spring morning in 1949, a tractor-trailer entered the Holland Tunnel on the New Jersey side at 8:45 a.m. in heavy traffic, carrying 80 drums of hazardous chemicals. One of the drums fell … Continue reading

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LaGuardia Airport: Flashback to the Past

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Now that the ceremonial groundbreaking for the 21st century modernization and reconstruction of LaGuardia Airport is done, the airport’s long history officially turns over a brand new chapter. The new plan calls for the remaking … Continue reading

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