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BROOKLYN EASTERN DISTRICT TERMINAL

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Marine Equipment

Tugboats, Carfloats & Scows









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Steam Vessel Stack

Diesel / Electric Vessel Stack

Diesel / Electric Vessel Stack

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VESSEL INDEX

Documents, Logs & Drawings


Steam Powered

Invincible

Invader

Integrity (2)


Diesel Powered

Intrepid (2)

Integrity (3)
Petro Arrow

Williamsburgh

Brooklyn III
Petro Flame

Greenpoint

New Jersey


Carfloats

Scows


DOCUMENTS, DRAWINGS & SHIP'S LOGS

Eads Johnson, Johnson's Steam Vessels of the United States - 1927x

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Eads Johnson, Johnson's Steam Vessels of the United States - 1929

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M. Brusich collection

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INVINCIBLE
(steam)


"Invincible" - unknown date
M. Brusich photo

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"Invincible" - November 4, 1949
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 01 April 2011

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"Invincible" & Carfloat #20 - unknown date
D. Wood photo
authors collection

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#10 - "Invincible", "Integrity" - unknown date - North 8th Street Bulkhead
unknown photographer
authors collection

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#10 - "Invincible" - unknown date
unknown photographer
S. Schoen collection

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"Invincible" - 1952
Melvin Krampf photo - June 1952 issue"Railroad Magazine"
Popular Publications

added 17 Oct 2009

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"Invincible" & Carfloat #20 - August 28, 1953
L. Larsen photo
Life Magazine archives

added 12 Apr 2009

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"Invincible" - August 1956
(original slide severely color shifted - color corrected by author)
C. Milster photo
authors collection

added 26 May 2009

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"Invincible" - June 1957
C. Milster photo
authors collection

added 26 May 2009

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"Invincible" - circa 1958
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 04 January 2010

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"Invincible" - April 1960
R. P. Campbell photo
authors collection

added 04 January 2010

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#13 & "Invincible" - December 12, 1960
R. Ziel photo

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"Invincible", #12 & #16 - February 19, 1961 ("Invincible" at North 8th Street Bulkhead)
Note center cab engine behind #12.
See "A Visitor at Kent Avenue" in the Steam Locomotive Footnote section on the Roster page for more information.
A. Jaeger photo
authors collection

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"Invincible" - June  9, 1962
(note stack is covered)
C. Milster photo
authors collection

added 26 May 2009

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"Invincible" & #12 - June 1962
(note stack is covered and tied off)
G. Landau photo
N. & M. Wright collection

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"Invincible" - October 28, 1962
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 29 April 2012

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#15 & "Invincible" - November 1962
(note stack is covered and tied off)
A. Huneke photo
S. Schoen collection

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"Invincible" - no date
(note stack is covered and tied off)
G. Landau photo
N. & M. Wright collection

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INVADER
(formerly INDUSTRY - 2ND)
(steam)


"Invader" - ca. 1950's - unknown location
(slide severely deteriorated)
authors collection

added 14 Dec 2009

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"Invader" & "Integrity" - 1952
Melvin Krampf photo - June 1952 issue"Railroad Magazine"
Popular Publications

added 17 Oct 2009

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"Invader" & "Integrity" - 1952
Melvin Krampf photo - June 1952 issue"Railroad Magazine"
Popular Publications

added 17 Oct 2009

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"Invader" - July 1954
(slide severly color shifted)
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 09 September 2010

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"Invader" - ca. 1958 - North 8th Street Bulkhead
S. Meyers photo
D. Keller archives
authors collection

added 04 September 2009

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"Invader" April 20, 1958 - North 8th Street Bulkhead
Note undergoing repaint.
W. H. Schmidt photo
P. Schmidt collection

added 25 May 2009

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"Invader" - April 1960
M. Herson photo
M. Herson archives

added 16 Apr 2009

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#15 & "Invader" - October 1960 - North 9th Street Bulkhead
R. Ziel photo

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"Invader" &  #16 - March 1961 - North 9th Street Bulkhead
G. Landau photo
N. & M. Wright collection

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"Invader" - ca. 1960's
(original slide severely color shifted - converted to black & white by author)
C. Milster photo
authors collection

added 26 May 2009

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unknown date
Nicholas Brusich, captain; "Invader"
M. Brusich photo

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unknown date
Nicholas Brusich, captain; "Invader"
M. Brusich photo

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INTEGRITY (2ND)
(steam)


"Integrity" w/ Carfloat #14 - July 1947
E. Bubley photo
University of Louisville archives

added 03 Mar 2009

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"Integrity" - circa 1958
(slide severely deteriorated)
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 04 January 2010

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"Integrity" w/ Carfloat #20 - August 1959 - New Jersey
C. Milster photo
authors collection

added 26 May 2009

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"Integrity" - unknown date - North 8th Street Bulkhead
Photographer standing behind enginehouse looking south.
G. Collora photo
G. Collora archives
authors collection

added 09 March 2010

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INTREPID (2ND)
(diesel)



"Intrepid" & #12 - June 1962
G. Landau photo
N. & M. Wright archives
authors collection

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"Intrepid" - June 1962 - North 9th Street Bulkhead
G. Landau photo
N. & M. Wright archives
authors collection

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"Intrepid" - March 27, 1962 - North 8th Street Bulkhead
F. G. Zahn
S. Schoen collection 

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"Intrepid" w/ Carfloat #22 - 1962
A. Huneke photo

added 17 Oct 2009

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"Intrepid" (Diesel) & "Invincible" (Steam) - July 1962
(Note two children in doorway: Tom Hendrickson and brother. Unknown deckhand)
F. Hendrickson photo
T. Hendrickson collection

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"Intrepid" - July 31, 1963
C. Milster photo
authors collection

added 26 May 2009

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"Intrepid" - September 23, 1963 - North 9th Street Bulkhead
C. Milster photo
authors collection

added 26 May 2009

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"Intrepid" - October 30, 1965 - Hoboken, NJ
(note Erie tugs behind - and Empire State building on left-
unknown photographer
authors collection

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"Intrepid" - September 1, 1967 - northbound on Hudson River
(NYC Pier 2, Weehawken, NJ in background)
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 09 September 2010

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"Intrepid" (Diesel) with bow of "Integrity" - unknown date
unknown photographer
authors collection
added 05 Aug 2009

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INTEGRITY (3RD)
(diesel)

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#14 & "Integrity" - October 24, 1963 - North 9th Street Bulkhead
R. Ziel photo

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"Intrepid" & "Integrity" - April 7, 1973
note centerpipe carfloat behind Intrepid for use at Schaeffer Brewery
S. Bramson photo

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PETRO ARROW
(diesel)


"Petro Arrow" - unknown date - North 9th Street Bulkhead
J. Hurley photo
J. Hurley archives

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"Petro Arrow" - unknown date - North 9th Street Bulkhead
J. Hurley photo
J. Hurley archives

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"Petro Arrow" - 1972 - Upper New York Bay with Governors Island in background (heading south)
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 01 February 2010

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"Petro Arrow" - September 1972 - heading north on East River by South Street Seaport
note red canopy and NYD Fulton Terminal in background
unknown photographer

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"Petro Arrow" - April 7, 1973
G. Votava photo
D. Keller collection

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"Petro Arrow" (with stern of "Petro Flame" on left) - July 7, 1973
unknown photographer
Bob's Photo archives
authors collection

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"Petro Arrow" (close up of above photo) - July 7, 1973
unknown photographer
Bob's Photo archives
authors collection

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"Petro Arrow" - May 5, 1974
W. J. Madden photo
authors collection

added 15 May 2012

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"Petro Arrow" at Greenville, NJ - July, 1976
(with the Penn Central tug "Harrisburg" (left edge) and
tug "New York" (center) and one of the Lehigh Valley center pipe carfloats)
G. Bernet photo
authors collection

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"Petro Arrow" - North 9th Street Bulkhead - May 1978
Note "Petro Arrow" nameboards on pilothouse and bow have been painted over.
Name being changed to "Williamsburgh"
authors collection

added 17 October 2009

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PETRO FLAME
(diesel)


"Petro Flame" - April 7, 1973
G. Votava photo
D. Keller collection

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"Petro Flame" - May 5, 1974
W. J. Madden photo
authors collection

added 15 May 2012

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"Petro Flame" - June 1974
note "Transfer 24" still on bow
R. Taylor photographer
R. Taylor collection

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"Petro Flame" - November 1975 - East River under Brooklyn Bridge
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 03 March 2010

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"Petro Flame" - May 1977
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 14 Oct 2008

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GREENPOINT
(ex-Petro Flame)


"Greenpoint" - Greenville, NJ - September 1978
unknown photographer
authors collection
added 21 Nov 2008

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"Greenpoint" - 1979

B. Sturm photo

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NEW JERSEY
(ex-Petro Flame & Greenpoint)


"New Jersey" - North 8th Street bulkhead - July 1979
unknown photographer

added 03 Mar 2009

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BROOKLYN III
(ex-Petro Arrow and Williamsburgh)


"Brooklyn III" - unknown date
(ca. early 80's by vehicles in background)
at New York Dock, Pier 6 (Fulton Terminal)
R. Lewis photo
authors collection

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"Brooklyn III" - 1979 - Fulton Terminal
(note green canopy)
B. Schaeffer photo
from S. Schoen
authors collection

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September 1979
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 13 June 2010

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"Brooklyn III" wheelhouse - September 1979
Appears to be a fan trip. Slightly damaged slide.
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 28 March 2010

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"Brooklyn III" - 1983

J. Bendersky photo
S. Schoen collection

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"Brooklyn III" - unknown date
unknown photographer
S. Schoen collection

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"Brooklyn III" - unknown date
unknown photographer
from S. Schoen
authors collection

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The following images are also of the BEDT Brooklyn III, but after BEDT ceased operations and the tug wass opereated by the New York Cross Harbor Railroad. Even in later years, the Brooklyn III still wore BEDT livery, and therefore I have included those images here:

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October 30, 1991 - Sewaren, NJ
T. Mader photo
authors collection
added 05 Aug 2009

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CARFLOATS

Please note:
Images of BEDT carfloats  are shown here, only when not accompanied by a BEDT vessel.
BEDT carfloats under tow by a BEDT vessel will be listed in that respective vessels section.

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CARFLOAT 12


April 20, 1958 - East River (northbound)
(note the Harlem River tug with two carfloats heading southbound above the left carfloat,
and the other unidentified tug with carfloat to the left of the UN building!)
W. H. Schmidt photo
P. Schmidt collection

added 25 May 2009

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April 20, 1958 - Hell Gate (eastbound)
I believe this BEDT carfloat is enroute to the NYNH & H Oak Point Terminal & Yard.
The two smokestacks and moveable gas holders is Astoria Light, Heat & Power.
The approaching westbound tug (unidentified) and carfoat would be coming from the NYNH & H Oak Point Terminal.)
W. H. Schmidt photo
P. Schmidt collection

added 25 May 2009

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CARFLOAT 21


Carfloat #21 - April 29, 1967 - Jersey City, NJ
unknown photographer
Bob's Photo archives
authors collection

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Carfloat #21 with Lehigh Valley "Cornell"
unknown photographer
Bob's Photo archives 
Paul Strubeck collection

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CARFLOAT 22


Carfloat #22 with Erie "Scranton"

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CARFLOAT 23


Carfloat #23 - 1952
Melvin Krampf photo

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CARFLOAT 24


Carfloat #24 - October 1963
G. Votava photo
D. Keller collection

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CARFLOAT 25


Carfloat #25 (adrift!) with BEDT Integrity shoving another BEDT carfloat - 1957 - Jersey City, NJ
unknown photographer
Bob's Photo archives 
authors collection

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Carfloat 25 - May 1977
(painted in Bicentennial Colors - red deck, white posts, blue awning / platform roof)
unknown photographer
authors collection
added 13 July 2009

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Carfloat #25 - ca. 1981
At Revere Sugar Refinery, located at Beard & Richards Street Slip / Erie Basin.
Revere Sugar was not known to be a regular BEDT or NYD customer.
S. Goldstein photo

authors collection

added 14 Dec 2009

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CARFLOAT 26
(before conversion)


Carfloat #26 (before conversion to centerpipe carfloat) - September 1968 - Bush Terminal, Brooklyn, NY
S. Goldstein photo

added 14 Apr
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CARFLOAT 26
(after conversion)


Carfloat #26 (after conversion from station carfloat) - June 1975 - North 9th Street, Brooklyn, NY
Note white platform (at far end) is offset from end of pipe, and Hayes type track bumpers.
(Freight cars are not on carfloat.)
 T. Flagg photo

added 14 Apr 2009

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CARFLOAT 31


Carfloat #31 - August 13, 1983 - North 9th Street bulkhead, Brooklyn, NY
With ex-B&O platform carfloat #197 on left, and centerpipe #32 on right.
(in process of being scrapped)
 Benjamin W. Schaeffer photo

added 05 March 2012

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Carfloat #31 - August 15, 1983 - North 9th Street bulkhead, Brooklyn, NY
With ex-B&O platform carfloat #197 on left, and centerpipe #32 on right.
(in process of being scrapped)
 Benjamin W. Schaeffer photo

added 05 March 2012

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CARFLOAT 32


"Petro Arrow" and Carfloat 32 at Greenville, NJ - July, 1976
Carfloat 32 is believed to be ex-Pennsylvania RR platform/station carfloat #588.
G. Bernet photo
authors collection

added 14 February 2010

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Carfloat #32 (right side of photo) - October 1982 - North 9th Street, Brooklyn, NY
Note white platform at end of pipe.
A piece of curved pipe appears to missing from the left end of deck pipe to the white platform.
B&O scow #345 is on extreme right edge of photo, and the three track interchange carfloat on the left side
of the centerpipe carfloat is unidentified, but possibly one of New York Dock's carfloats.
 unknown photographer
authors collection

added 03 March 2010

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SCOWS

Please note:
Images of BEDT scows are shown here, only when not accompanied by a BEDT vessel.
BEDT scows under tow by a BEDT vessel will be listed in that respective vessels section.

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Scow #345 (ex-B&O) - October 1982 - North 9th Street, Brooklyn, NY
With BEDT #32 behind. Note white platform (on left edge) is at end of pipe.
A piece of curved pipe appears to missing from the left end of deck pipe to the white platform.
The three yellow box bumpers on the right edge of the photo are from yet another three track interchange carfloat on the far side
of the centerpipe carfloat.
 unknown photographer
authors collection

added 13 January 2010

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