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Hackensack History / Re: Dunn Brothers Jug
« Last post by Editor on May 13, 2019, 10:39:58 AM »
I'm told that they were also know at the Hackensack Cash Grocers at 211-213 Main.
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4-19-19 (1)

(1) Spacers in the sun



4-22-19 (1)

(2)  This post is non-stop wood.



4-23-19 (2)

(3) The ancient welding machine coughs back to life.

(4) Exterior spacer cover between the second and third floors



4-25-19 (1)

(5) Reading plans and hauling wood



4-27-19 (2)


(6) A new delivery of wood flooring

(7) By the end of the day, most of the third floor flooring is in.



4-29-19 (10)

(8.) Read the plans, make a mark.

(9,10) Lug a piece, kick it over

(11) Stairwell plunger keeps it clean (and if you believe THAT...............)

(12-16) Flying wood (look how much is piled on the third floor)

(17) By the end of the day, the third floor walls have started to go up.



4-30-19 (2)

(18) Multiple wood trucks

(19) Reading in the wood


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They are really moving fast now. You may see a few of these posts this week as I try to catch up.


4-15-19 (4)

(1-4) Now that the elevator shaft is finished, you can see the scaffolding being taken down gradually.



4-16-19 (7)

(5,6) The first thing I saw today (7:48am) at 389 was smoke - a fire? After I emailed the site super, he sent me the sixth pic the next day, explaining that it was what happens when this 40 year-old welding machine on a flatbed truck gets started up in the morning.

(7,8) Workers peeking into future tenants' rooms.

(9,10) Breaking up a concrete block and cementing it into place.

(11) I'm enjoying the river sparkles while I can. As I write this less than a month later, I can only see a sliver of them on the far side and that'll probably be gone within the week.



4-17-19 (4)

(12-15) Four shots, including one taken from Teaneck - probably the last shot of my building from there. The whole thing will be obliterated once the fifth floor is built. That will make the building at least as tall as its concrete structures.



4-18-19 (5)

(16-20) A lot of spacer work going on between the second and third floor and by the time I shot the stitch (last image), the flat third floor flooring was started on the far right.


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Hackensack History / Dunn Brothers Jug
« Last post by Editor on May 09, 2019, 01:31:39 PM »
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Hackensack Discussion / Re: Teterboro Airport
« Last post by Editor on May 09, 2019, 09:39:18 AM »
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Hackensack History / Re: Theaters of the Past
« Last post by Editor on May 08, 2019, 11:22:25 AM »
This was sent to me for posting.  Looks like a letter of recommendation.  Click to enlarge. Anyone care to transcribe it?

Here's what's where the Crown Theater used to be: https://goo.gl/maps/7eJ6m2N17997qZqy7

(Thanks Lou!)
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Hackensack Discussion / Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Last post by BLeafe on May 04, 2019, 11:59:56 AM »
It's getting worse. This time, it's only been FIVE days since my last post of FIVES & FLUBS. I hope this doesn't devolve into a daily event. Who has the time every day to deal with an increasingly-Devo newspaper?

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