Yacht Hiawatha Built at Morris Heights on the Harlem
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Title: The Great north side, or, Borough of the Bronx, New York
Year: 1897 (1890s)
Authors: Durst, Seymour B., 1913-, former owner. NNC North Side Board of Trade (Bronx, New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Knickerbocker Press
Contributing Library: Columbia University Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: The Durst Organization
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it is a vast land-locked basin larger in extent than any other body of waterso well adapted to a similar purpose. The great advantagesthat are presented along this water-front for manufacturingestablishments on a large scale are already being understoodand plans are on foot looking to an early occupation of favor-able sites for this purpose. The active competition in all in-dustrial pursuits has made it a matter of absolute necessity,that every advantage of natural and artificial facilities shouldbe availed of in the interest of economy, as everything bywhich time and labor can be saved must be carefully consid-ered in order to meet the sharp lines that exist in all thedepartments of industry. Here are the freight terminals of two great trunk lines thatembrace with their connections the entire continent. Fromtheir very doors the manufacturers may ship their productsthat will be conveyed in unbroken bulk by rail or steamer toevery part of the United States, Mexico, Canada, and to every
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The Great North Side. 71 seaport in the world, and in return secure the raw material atthe lowest rates from any available source. A line of steamersis now negotiating for piers, and other trunk lines of railroadsare seeking terminals at this point. The coming year will seea commercial revolution in this part of the City if the plansnow being prepared are carried out. RAILWAY FACILITIES.
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