Labor Day Weekend Port Newark Tour

Our first special boat tours of Port Newark were popular.

12  13We launched from the new boat dock in Newark Riverfront Park.

Thanks to special guests Robert Jenkins, Senior Marine Terminals Operations Representative at the Port Authority and Drew Curtis from Ironbound Community Corporation.

3  5LEFT On the far right, the orange juice concentrate building, just right of the cement silos.
RIGHT Unloading Belgian Blocks, also known as cobblestones. These came from South America, not Belgium.

4  6Captain Bill of Hackensack Riverkeeper points out some boat terminology.

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Tanks for edible oils, with a small refinery.

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The Newark Bay Bridge in the foreground carries the NJ Turnpike Extension, the Lehigh Valley Railroad Bridge in the background carries trains in and out of the port.

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