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    • Haverstraw waterfront

    • Brick industry; Steamboats; Waterfronts; Rivers; Industry;
    • This photograph is of the Haverstraw waterfront in 1918. The brick industry is prominent. Residential homes sit in close proximity to the industry. Beyond the homes looms the Haverstraw mountains. Caption on photograph reads, "The brick business...
    • Malley brickyard

    • Brick industry; Rivers; Photographs; Utility poles; Waterfronts; Chimneys;
    • A view down a hill of the Malley Brickyards. The brickyard is along the Hudson Riverfront. The brickyard is comprised of many buildings. several with tall chimneys. Along the waterfront, a massive low building stretched the length of the...
    • Ship docked at Reilly and Rose Brickyard

    • Sailboats; Piers & wharves; Brick industry; Drying sheds; Rowboats;
    • This photograph shows a tall-masted sailboat docked. The sails of the ship are all lowered and stowed. There is a group of people with a rowboat on the nearby shore. More people are on the docks. In the distance, the long, covered structure that is...
    • Tom Sullivan Interview

    • Bricks; Brick industry; Police; Fire fighters; Fingerprinting;
    • Tom Sullivan talks about growing up in the village of Haverstraw, his family connections to the brick industry, his own interest in collecting bricks, his career as a Police Officer, and work as a volunteer fireman.
    • Topographic Map - Mrs. Armstrong

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    • This map depicts a double boathouse and path leading away from the shore of the Hudson River and through a wall on a small hillside labeled Bald Hill. Below the boathouse and path is a long wharf adjacent to a small brickyard. The title Mrs....
    • Topographic Map - New Windsor

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    • This map depicts a portion of the Town of New Windsor on the west shore of the Hudson River. Includes a graveyard and two brickyards. Blunt's notes state the location as being "on land of Isaac Hubber 1 1/2 miles below Newburgh and on the first...
    • Topographic Map - Balmville Landing

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    • This map depicts two brickyards at the base of a small hill. They are situated on the east side of a road crossing a small stream which empties into the Hudson River at Balmville. There are five structures at one brickyard and four at the other. A...
    • Topographic Map - Plum Point

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    • This map depicts a hill and a pond on the Hudson River. A railway track is indicated running parallel to the river. There is a brick yard beside the tracks. A notation reads "Land of Mr. Jones, 1/4 miles S. of Burdenville."
    • Haverstraw Looking Toward Stony Point

    • Views; Brick industry; Rivers; Waterfronts;
    • Haverstraw Bay is calm and the sky is covered with stratus clouds. A brickyard is seen in the middle of the picture and the Hudson Highlands form the background.
    • Haverstraw, NY landslide

    • Landslides; Brick industry;
    • On January 8, 1906 in the Village of Haverstraw, land undermined by clay mining (for the brick industry) gave way and slid into the clay pits. An entire block of Division Street and two blocks of Rockland Street were swallowed up by the cave-in....
    • Haverstraw, NY from Short Clove

    • Postcards; Brick industry;
    • Short Clove, a dirt road, leads down to Haverstraw through a gap in the palisades. Two men stand along the fince and just past them, a single horse pulls a carriage uphill. In the distance are the acres of brickworks which were located to the south...
    • Hudson River. Brick Industry, Haverstraw, NY

    • Rivers; Brick industry; Boats; Barges; Postcards;
    • This postcard shows two images. At the top is a view of the Village of Haverstraw, below the peak of High Tor. The red sheds at the river's edge are the buildings for the brick industry. A caption reads, " Hudson River. Brick Industry, Haverstraw,...

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