Tag Archives: Throwback Thursday

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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PORT AUTHORITY AIRPORTS WELCOME ‘A’ LIST THROUGHOUT HISTORY . . .

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor Throughout history, Port Authority airports have received celebrities from the world over. From popes and presidents to A-list celebrities and celebrated animals, the story of aviation in New York and New Jersey is filled with … Continue reading

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The Port Authority Bus Terminal In 1950

Portfolio looks back to the holiday season in 1950 when the Port Authority Bus Terminal was brand new.  Commuters were awed by its art deco design with its semicircular facade set off with an impressive clock, gleaming stainless steel trim … Continue reading

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