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The Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Powerhouse

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Identification

The Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Powerhouse
PATH Electric Switching Station
250405

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
rigid frame
steel
brick
applied masonry
dark red
romanesque revival

Usages

industry (unspecified)

Facts

  • This powerhouse created electricity for the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad Company's tunnels, trolleys, stations and terminals.
  • Now part of the PATH system, this was the first subway connection between New York and New Jersey.
  • The powerhouse was abandoned in 1929 and is currently being considered for redevelopment.

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Location

344-354 Washington Street, 80 Bay Street
344-354 Washington Boulevard
07302
Jersey City
New Jersey
U.S.A.

Technical Data

123.00 ft
123.00 ft
9
1906
1908

Involved Companies

John Oakman
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