The Circle Completes Itself As Councilman Endorses West Harlem Ferry Landing

At the turn of the 19th century, Harlem’s 125th Street Ferry And Station was a 24hour hub. Now a city councilman representing Harlem and the Upper West Side is calling on the city to extend ferry service to Manhattan’s west side. Continue Reading →

The 125th Street Ferry And Station, Harlem, NY, 1903-1941

The 125th Street Ferry in Harlem ran back and forth to the Edgewater Ferry Station in New Jersey and back to Harlem during the turn of the 20th century at the beginning of the industrial revolution from 1903 – 1941.

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Charles “Zimmy The Human Fish,” Zibelman, At The Harlem Hospital, 1937

The NY Palisades report that the book Zimmerman – legless swimmer – AlbanyNew York printed photographs in their Alpine Boat Basin, of a couple of men sitting on the dock watching a rowboat, which is alongside a man swimming in the middle of the basin.

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