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References

Drobbin, Lynn, 1995. Historic Architectural Resources Background Study for the Newark City Subway Extension and Vehicle Base Facility. Prepared for FTA and NJ TRANSIT through the BRW Rail Link Team.

Includes, historic background information on Bloomfield: Bakelite Corporation, Halcyon Park Historic District, Power Plant, Former site of Edison Battery Division (McGraw-Edison Company), White Circle System Diner, Belleville: Houses in Belleville including Magnolia Avenue, Stone houses, Belleville Fire Department Station Number 3. Includes maps and photographs.

Drobbin, Lynn, 1995. Newark City Subway Extension and Vehicle Base Facility: Response to SHPO 9/28/95 Comment. Prepared for BRW, Inc.

Response to comments from the State Historic Preservation Officer on the 1995 Drobbin report. Includes Belleville Fire Stations, Former Bakelite Corporation Research Laboratories (historical information and recommended boundaries), Halcyon Park Historic District (recommended boundaries including photos), Buildings considered in Belleville.

Geismar, Joan H., 1995. Archeological 1A Technical Study for the Newark City Subway Extension and Vehicle Base Facility. Prepared for FTA and NJ TRANSIT through the BRW Rail Link Team.

Considers Native American, historical considerations and potential archeological impacts on the Second River and Silver Lake (including maps of the Silver Lake and Grist Mill), the former Bekelite factory, Morris Canal in the Heller Parkway area.

Geismar, Joan H., 1996. Archeological 1B Technical Study for the Newark City Subway Extension and Vehicle Base Facility. Prepared for FTA and NJ TRANSIT through the BRW Rail Link Team.

Additional information on Bakelite (including wash drawing of the factory from 1940), information on the Bakelite process and Bakelite patents, Newark City Subway construction in the bed of the Morris Canal, former General Motors parts Division Plants.

Guzzo, Dorothy P., 1995. Opinion letter to David Koenig.

Letter from Dorothy P. Guzzo, Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer to David Koenig, Historic Preservation Specialist, New Jersey Transit establishing the opinion that Halcyon Park Historic District is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.

Kiser, Ellis, C.E., 1906, Atlas of Essex County New Jersey, Vol 3, A.H. Mueller & Co.

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