MCNY Blog: New York Stories

Iconic photos of a changing city, and commentary on our Collections & Exhibitions from the crew at MCNY.org

Tag Archives: Cargo

Broken Tulips at the Pier: The Archaeology of Whitehall Slip

The Archaeology Project Team at the Museum of the City of New York recently finished digitizing the artifacts from Whitehall Slip in partnership with the Landmarks Preservation Commission.  These objects are housed … Continue reading

April 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Restoration of a Pilot House

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, cargo containers coming into New York Harbor were loaded from ocean-going vessels onto large barges with railroad tracks on the deck. Vessels like … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Museum of the City of New York