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Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Freight & Rail Yard, Multiple Unit Light Inspection Shed, New Jersey Transit Hoboken Terminal Rail Yard, Hoboken, Hudson County, NJ

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Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Freight & Rail Yard, Multiple Unit Light Inspection Shed, New Jersey Transit Hoboken Terminal Rail Yard, Hoboken, Hudson County, NJ

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Significance: The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DL&W) Multiple Unit Light Inspection Shop (MU Shed) contributes to the Old Main DL&W Railroad Historic District which is significant for its associations with suburbanization, commuter and passenger traffic, freight traffic, engineering and architecture. The MU Shed, built in 1930 when the DL&W converted the railroad from steam to electric power, provided for the routine inspection and maintenance of MU train cars and is significant as a representative of the early electrification of the DL&W.
Survey number: HAER NJ-135-B
Building/structure dates: 1930 Initial Construction

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1969 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Ray, George J
Mack, D T
Lynn Drobbin & Associates, contractor
Milley, Kate, transmitter
Donnelly, John M, photographer
Drobbin, Lynn, historian
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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