2017 January Vol. 25 No. 1

RECENT EVENTS
What We Did in 2016
Bethlehem Steel Revisited
Grand Central Terminal

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Annual Meeting & Tour - January 28, 2017
Organizing The Chapter

UPCOMING EVENTS
Forward Into 2017

2015 September Vol. 24 No. 1

CHAPTER BUSINESS
2015 Roebling Award - Call for Nominations

UPCOMING EVENTS
Chapter Corn Roast - September 19th
Great Falls Symposium - October 24th
Fall Tour Schedule

2014 October Vol. 23 No. 2

RECENT EVENTS
On Tour with the Roebling Chapter

ITEMS OF INTEREST
SS United States
The Iron Hand in the Silk Glove: The Rise & Demise of Industry in Paterson, NJ

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Don't Be Left Out!!

UPCOMING EVENTS
Oct. 18 - Great Falls Symposium
Fall Tour Schedule

2014 January Vol. 23 No. 1

RECENT EVENTS
The Great Falls Symposium

ITEMS OF INTEREST
Huber Breaker Video
Recent Discovery

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Annual Meeting-January 25, 2014

UPCOMING EVENTS
Tour Preview for 2014
Back to Greystone

2013 August Vol. 22 No. 2

RECENT EVENTS
Places We've Been This Year

ITEMS OF INTEREST
Waterloo Canal Heritage Days

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Great Falls Symposium Call for Papers

UPCOMING EVENTS
Tour Schedule - Summer & Fall 2013
Sept. 7 - Annual Corn Roast
Nov. 16 - Great Falls Symposium

2013 March Vol. 22 No. 1

RECENT EVENTS
RCSIA 2013 Annual Meeting at The Rogers Storage Building

ITEMS OF INTEREST
Watts Campbell Steam Engine Company Under Attack

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Going Digital

UPCOMING EVENTS
Tour Schedule - 2013
Future New York and New Jersey Tours in the Planning Stage
2013 Annual SIA Conference - St. Paul & Minneapolis, MN

2012 December Vol. 21 No. 3

RECENT EVENTS
Great Falls Symposium - 2012
Garner Shipyard Tour

ITEMS OF INTEREST
The Rogers Storage Building
Wharton & Northern Railroad
Book Review, Ulster Country, New York: The Architectural History & Guide by William B. Rhoads

CHAPTER BUSINESS
E-Mail Newsletters

UPCOMING EVENTS
Roebling Chapter Annual Meeting

2012 November Vol. 21 No. 2

RECENT EVENTS
Lackawanna Terminal & Hoboken Tour

ITEMS OF INTEREST
New Jersey Transportation History Goes Online
King's Store Wagon Scale Restored

UPCOMING EVENTS
The Great Falls Symposium

2012 July Vol. 21 No. 1

RECENT EVENTS
Barbour Flat Spinning & Dolphin Jute Works

ITEMS OF INTEREST
Royle Machine Works Demolished

NEW JERSEY UPCOMING EVENTS
Industrial Heritage Walks
Waterloo Heritage Days

UPCOMING TOURS AND EVENTS
Historic Speedwell Tour
Annual Corn Roast
National SIA Fall Tour - Utica NY
The Great Falls Symposium

2011 December Vol. 20 No. 4

RECENT EVENTS
Great Falls Symposium-2011
Tour of Paterson's Downtown Commercial Historical District

ITEMS OF INTEREST
New Home for the Great Falls Symposium
Work Continued at Morris Canal Lock 2 East

UPCOMING EVENTS
Roebling Chapter Annual Meeting

2011 November Vol. 20 No. 3

RECENT EVENTS
Corn Roast
Webb Institute Tour and "Steam Coffin" Presentation

ITEMS OF INTEREST
Morris Canal Lock 2 East Restoration Project Gets Underway
The Iron Heritage Trail

NEW JERSEY UPCOMING EVENTS
Industrial Heritage Walks
Waterloo Heritage Days

UPCOMING EVENTS
RCSIA Annual Meeting

2011 September Vol. 20 No. 2

RECENT EVENTS
Muller Boat Works Visit
Modern Art Foundry Tour

ITEMS OF INTEREST
Domino Sugar Plant-Update
Waterloo Mill Back In Operation

NEW JERSEY UPCOMING EVENTS
Industrial Heritage Walks
Waterloo Heritage Days

UPCOMING TOURS AND EVENTS
Webb Institute Tour
The Great Falls Symposium
Splitrock Furnace Tour

2011 June Vol. 20 No. 1

A GREAT TOUR AT LES METALLIERS CHAMPENOIS

UPCOMING TOURS AND EVENTS
Annual Corn Roast
Webb Institute
National SIA Annual Meeting - "The Last Green Valley"
Great Falls Symposium

ITEMS OF INTEREST
The Two Book Road Standard

ANNUAL REPORT FOR 2010

VERTICAL URBAN FACTORY TOUR

2010 December Vol. 19 No. 4

GREAT FALLS SYMPOSIUM

CHAPTER EVENTS
2011 Annual Meeting and Les Metalier Champenois Tour
Transit Museum Tour

ADMIRALíS ROW

2010 November Vol. 19 No. 3

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS
2011 Annual Meeting
Annual Meeting Tour
Vice President Candidate Biography

RECENT EVENTS RECAP
2010 Corn Roast
Brooklyn Navy Yard Tour
Madame Alexander Doll Company Factory Tour

ITEMS OF INTEREST
The Most Powerful Idea in the World

IN MEMORIUM
Robert Amson Olmsted

2010 July Vol. 19 No. 2

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS
Madame Alexander Doll Factory
Brooklyn Navy Yard Bus Tour
Green-Wood Cemetery Tour

RECENT EVENTS RECAP
Home Rubber & Star Porcelain
Maritime Industry Museum at Fort Schuyler
Aero Nav Laboratories
Hall of Fame Tour
Lite Brite Neo Tour

NEW JERSEY NEWS
19th Century Artifact Found

GREAT FALLS SYMPOSIUM: Announcement

OTHER EVENTS
Industrial Heritage Walks

2010 March Vol. 19 No. 1

CHAPTER EVENTS
LiteBrite Neon
The Hall of Fame for Great Americans
Maritime Industry Museum at Fort Schuyler
Home Rubber Company
Aero Nav Laboratories, Inc.

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Roebling Chapter Symposium 2010
Historic Preservation Committee Report
29th Annual Drew Symposium
Central Railroad of New Jersey Station
2009 in Review

OTHER EVENTS
Industrial Heritage Walks

2009 December Vol. 18 No. 5

CHAPTER EVENTS
2010 Annual Meeting

Vice President Candidate Bio

Roebling Chapter Website

2010 Dues

2009 October Vol. 18 No. 4

CHAPTER EVENTS
Exploring the Kill Van Kull, Newark Bay and Shooters Island: A 3- Hour NY-NJ Harbor Cruise
Webb Institute of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Glen Cove, NY.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - CHAPTER OFFICERS

WANTED: Chapter Vice President Candidate

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE REPORT
IRT Powerhouse Update
Dumbo Tower Approved
Pier 15

WANTED: New Historic Preservation Committee Chair

2009 August Vol. 18 No. 3

CHAPTER EVENTS
Annual RCSIA Corn Roast and Pre-roast Hike to the Bull Hill Quarry

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Roebling Chapter Email Lists

OTHER IA EVENTS
SIA Fall Tour – Kingston, NY

2009 June Vol. 18 No. 2

CHAPTER EVENTS
Lecture: "NY: The Port of Many Ports: Hoboken's Piece of the Pie."
D. Maldari & Sons, Maker of Pasta Extrusion Dies, Brooklyn, NY.
Green-Wood Cemetery: The Industrialists and Inventors, Brooklyn, NY.

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Board meeting minutes, 10 March 09
Historic Preservation Committee Report

ARTICLE
The Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge: The soon-to-be "Walkway Over the Hudson".

OBITUARY
Isabel Emerich

2009 March Vol. 18 No. 1

CHAPTER EVENTS
Walk Through Industrial Passaic, NJ.

CHAPTER BUSINESS
2009 Annual Meeting
2008 Year in Review

2008 JOHN A. ROEBLING AWARD: Gerald Weinstein

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

OTHER EVENTS
The Society for Industrial Archeology’s 38th Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA

2008 December Vol. 17 No. 4

CHAPTER BUSINESS
2009 Annual Meeting:  Paterson Museum and United Vacuum Corp. Shop Tour, Paterson, NJ

28th Annual Drew Symposium Summary

OBITUARY
Margot  Gayle

2008 September Vol. 17 No. 3

CHAPTER EVENTS
Lake Solitude Dam, Union Forge Ironworks, The TISCO Complex, and Solitude House Museum, High Bridge, NJ
 “Willet’s Point” – The Iron Triangle of Queens, NY

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE NEWS
Dam Preservation

TOUR REPORT
The Steamer Lilac. 

2008 July Vol. 17 No. 2

CHAPTER EVENTS
Tour of the Steamship Lilac
Annual RCSIA Corn Roast and Tour of Roebling Aqueduct, Lackawaxen, PA

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Board meeting minutes, May 13, 2008
DUES INCREASE

SPECIAL PROJECTS COMMITTEE NEWS
Special Projects Fund Raising Questionnaire

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE NEWS
Preservation Alert!  Whitney to Extinguish Gansevoort Pumping Station
Kosciuszko Bridge Going Down

EVENT REPORT
Brooklyn Bridge 125th Anniversary Celebration

BOOKS
Kevin Olsen, A Great Conveniency: A Maritime History of the Passaic River, Hackensack River and Newark Bay published by American History Imprints. 

2008 March Vol. 17 No. 1

CHAPTER EVENTS
Ice Houses, Quarries, and Great Walls - the Industrial Archaeology of Rockland Lake State Park: Rockland Lake, NY.
The Industrial Archeology of Split Rock Iron Furnace; Rockaway Township, NJ
Industrial History and Cultural Change on the East River, Queens and Brooklyn, NY on the B-61 bus

CHAPTER BUSINESS
2008 Annual Meeting
2007 In Review

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE REPORT

SPECIAL PROJECTS COMMITTEE REPORT

ARTICLE
The Pencil-Making Process (Part 2, Continued from Dec. 2007 newsletter)

2007 December Vol. 16 No. 4

CHAPTER BUSINESS
2008 Annual Meeting and Paterson, NJ Historic District Tour: Paterson Museum
Minutes of Board Meeting, 16 May 2007
The New Roebling Logo
27th Annual Drew Symposium Summary

2007 JOHN A. ROEBLING AWARD: The Water Works Conservancy, Inc.

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE NEWS

ARTICLES
The Eberhard Faber Pencil Company: A Short History
The Pencil-Making Process (Part 1)

2007 September Vol. 16 No. 3

CHAPTER EVENTS
Light Rail to Roebling, New Jersey, a Joint Excursion of the Roebling and Oliver Evans Chapters.
Schoen Trimming & Cord, Co. West 25th Street, Manhattan
Star Porcelain, 101 Muirhead Avenue, Trenton, NJ
Thomas A. Edison Memorial Tower and Menlo Park Museum, Edison, NJ

OBITUARY
Carter Litchfield

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE NEWS
Preservation Alert!  Kent Avenue (BMT) Powerhouse
Smoky Seat of Manufactures Endangered
Domino Update

TOUR REPORT: MacDonald/Klines Sawmill

2007 June Vol. 16 No. 2

CHAPTER EVENTS
Double Feature!  Screening of “Brooklyn Matters” and “Made in Brooklyn”
McDonalds /Klines Mill, Bedminster Township, Somerset County, NJ. 
Williamsburg and Greenpoint's Industrial Heritage Walking Tour, Brooklyn, NY 
Annual RCSIA Corn Roast.

CHAPTER BUSINESS
2006 JOHN A. ROEBLING AWARD: Friends of the High Line 
Meet the New Board

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE NEWS
Draft Preservation Committee Charge
Sohmer & Company Piano Factory Landmarked

OBITUARIES
Bill Wilkie
James S. Lee, Sr.

2007 March Vol. 16 No. 1

CHAPTER EVENTS
Morris Canal Plane 9
Yama Farm, Wawarsing, NY
The Rail Yard History of Riverside Park South, Manhattan

CHAPTER BUSINESS
2007 Meeting Report
2006 in Review
26th Annual Drew Symposium summary

OTHER EVENTS
The Society for Industrial Archeology’s 36th Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA
PANYC Public Program – The Industrial Archaeology of New York City
2007 POTS Symposium:  New Jersey Terra Cotta Industry

2006 December Vol. 15 No. 4

CHAPTER BUSINESS
2007 Annual Meeting
2006 Meeting Report
2005 In Review

2006 November Vol. 15 No. 3

CHAPTER EVENTS
Rutgers Curator’s Tour

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Board Meeting Minutes 18 March 2006

TOUR REPORTS
Roebling Curator’s Tour
Industries of the High Line
CNEHA Conference Report
Edison Memorial Celebration Report

SITE NEWS
Fisher&Norris Factory Museum
Pier 64 Changes

PUBLICATIONS
Hudson Valley Ruins: Forgotten Landmarks of an American Landscape, by Tom Rinaldi and Rob Yasinsac, University Press of New England, 2006
722 Miles: The Building of the Subway and How They Transformed New York, by Clifton Hood, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004
Hudson River Online

2006 August Vol. 15 No. 2

CHAPTER EVENTS
Roebling Curator’s Tour
Industries of the High Line
Corn Roast & Mystery Tour
Drew Symposium

TOUR REPORTS
Ralston Cider Mill
200TH BIRTHDAY: John A. Roebling Symposium
Roebling Papers Exhibit, Alexander Library, Rutgers

OTHER EVENTS
New York’s Canals Conference: Many Waterways, One Current
Woven Together: Basket Factory Photos

SITE NEWS
GTM Fired!
Early Concrete Structure Landmarked
Newtown Creek Grant
Battery Park Dig
Estey Piano Factory Designated

2006 March Vol. 15 No. 1

CHAPTER EVENTS
Big Box on the Basin:  Retaining Red Hook’s Last Working Shipyard(Exhibit)
Historic Ralston Mill Tour
Rail Yard History of Riverside Park South
200th BIRTHDAY John A. Roebling: His Life and Legacy at the Trenton City Museum
ASCE Celebration
John A. Roebling: The Man and Masterbuilder

OTHER EVENTS
Oreland Industrial Heritage Walk
Tour of Paterson Falls
Central New England Railway Tour 2006
New Jersey Shipwreck Symposium & Workshop
Globalization & Industrial America, 1830-2005

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Digitized NJ Industries Reports

SITE NEWS
Waterside Down

ADVOCACY
ANCW Update (Austin Nichols)
Graving Dock (Red Hook)

2005 December Vol. 14 No. 4

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Annual Meeting, Jan 29, 2005
Story of the Drew Symposium by Tom Flagg
2005 Symposium Report
2005 Roebling Award

ANNOUNCEMENTS
New LIC Book,  LIC in Context: An Unorthodox Guide to Long Island City
Call for Papers, Conference on New York History, Columbia University

 CORRECTION

MEMBER NEWS

EAST RIVER PANEL REPORT

2005 November Vol. 14 No. 3

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Call for Nominations, Annual Business Meeting

TOUR REPORTS
Harvey Cruise
Corn Roast

OTHER EVENTS
East River Preservation, Metropolitan Alliance, Urban Center, Manhattan
Caddell Dry Dock, Noble Maritime Collection, Staten Island

ANNOUNCEMENTS
New York Research Grant, 2006, Larry J. Hackman Research Residency Program
New Jersey Historic List Serve
Gruber Wagon Works: The Place Where Time Stood Still, Wagon Works Books
Wagon-Making in the United States during the Late-
19th through Mid-20th Centuries: A Study of the
Gruber Wagon Works at Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania, Wagon Works Books

2005 August Vol. 14 No. 2

TOURS
Roosevelt Island Infrastructure
Corn Roast, Sept. 18, Croton-on-Hudson

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Call for Nominations: Roebling Award
Call for Papers: Drew Symposium
200th Birthday of John Augustus Roebling
Call for Papers: American Society of Civil Engineers

OTHER EVENTS
IA at MAS: Industrial Archeology at Municipal Arts Society
Ironmasters Conference, Sterling Forest, Tuxedo, N.Y.

ADVOCACY
ANCW Update (Austin Nichols & Co. Warehouse in Williamsburg)

SITES
Waterside Generating Stations

PUBLICATIONS
Goodbye Gowanus, BKLYN magazine, byHoward Halle
Decorative Architectural Ironwork, byDiana Stuart
The Encyclopedia of New York State

2005 July Vol. 14. No. 1

TOURS
Fireboat Harvey Cruise, Pier 63, Manhattan

OTHER EVENTS
Up Newtown Creek, Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn
Foundry Days, Cold Spring, Putnam County, N.Y.
Steamboat Excursion, Lambertville, N.J.

ROEBLING CHAPTER BUSINESS
East River Project, East River Industrial Heritage Guide
Annual Meeting Report

MEMBER NEWS
Margot Gayle
Rodney Swain

ADVOCACY
A Partial Win: Austin Nichols & Co. Warehouse
A Loss: Long Island City Powerhouse

2004 December Vol. 13 No. 4

ROEBLING CHAPTER BUSINESS
Proposed Bylaws Change
Annual Meeting, Jan. 29, Drew University

DREW SYMPOSIUM REPORT

OTHER EVENTS
The Eighteenth Annual Conference on New England Industrial Archeology

ANNOUNCEMENTS
New York State Library Research, grants invitation
New York Archives Residency

ADVOCACY
Water Street Tower, Brooklyn

2004 October Vol. 13 No. 3

TOURS
Library & Locks, General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, Manhattan

OTHER EVENTS
Subways 100!
NYPL Exhibition (New York Public Library)
NYHS Exhibition (New York Historical Society)
Tug Pegasus Reception, Henry Buhl’s loft
The General Lecture Series, General Society building, Manhattan:
   The Bridges of New York City, Prof. Henry Petroski
   Subway Style: A Centennial Celebration, John Kriskieiewics
Roosevelt Island Tours

TOUR REPORTS
Three Tugs Tour
Manhattanville Works
Corn Roast

ADVOCACY
South Street Seaport

ROEBLING CHAPTER BUSINESS
General Information
Dues/Address Changes

2004 July Vol. 13 No. 2

TOURS
Three Tugs Tour, Garner’s Yard, Staten Island
Manhattanville Works

OTHER EVENTS
Open House, West Point Foundry

TOUR REPORTS
College of St. Elizabeth Tour

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Call for Nominations: Roebling Award
Call for Papers: Drew Symposium

SITE NEWS
John J. Harvey
Tug Pegasus

ADVOCACY
Austin Nichols & Co. Warehouse

2004 April Vol. 13 No. 1

TOURS
College of St. Elizabeth Tour, Morristown, N.J.

CHAPTER BUSINESS
Dues Reminder
Annual Meeting Report
RCSIA on Web
Budget Committee
Legal Advice

ANNOUNCEMENTS: NEW BOOKS
The Hackensack Water Works, by Clifford W. Zink
The Manhattan Bridge: The Troubled Story of a New York Monument, by Thomas R. Winpenny

TOUR REPORTS
Whitlock Cordage Tour

OTHER EVENTS
Hidden Harbor Tours, foot of Houston St., Manhattan

SITE NEWS
Bannerman’s Castle
H & M Powerhouse

2003 December Vol. 12 No. 3

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS
Annual Meeting

OTHER EVENTS
Rail Film Fest, Easton, Pa.
Canal Symposium, Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.

TOUR REPORTS
Corn Roast
Rail Marine Operations
High Line
Edison’s Mines
Trenton Industries
Symposium Report

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Domino Sugar
Rutsch Fund
Roebling on the Net

ROEBLING CHAPTER BUSINESS
Board Meeting
Dues/Address Changes

2003 August Vol. 12 No. 2

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS
High Line, Manhattan
Corn Roast, Croton-on-Hudson
Rail Marine Operations, Bush Terminal, Brooklyn
Drew Symposium

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Volunteer Opportunity
New Book, Designs Underfoot: The Art of Manhole Covers, by Diane Stuart
Websites
B&O Meeting
Ed Rutsch, 1936-2003, an obituary
Steam Returns to Hudson

ROEBLING CHAPTER BUSINESS
General update

TOUR REPORTS
Domino Sugar
West Point Foundry
Williamsburg Bridge Centennial

2003 April Vol. 12 No. 1

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS
Domino Sugar Refinery, Brooklyn
High Line, Manhattan

FUTURE EVENTS
IRT Power Station, Manhattan
Bush Terminal, Brooklyn
Edison’s Mines, New Jersey

ROEBLING CHAPTER BUSINESS
Meet Your New Board!
Summary of Annual Meeting

ROEBLING AWARDS
Call for Nominations

OTHER EVENTS
Photography Exhibit, Croton Library
Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges Walk
Williamsburg Bridge 100th Birthday Celebration