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The Lincoln Tunnel ventilation tower graces the shores at 39th Street.

For more on the history of the Lincoln Tunnel, check out nycroads.com

The following entities once occupied the former piers in this area: Fire Department of NYC (piers 74-75), New York City (pier 76), Pennsylvania Railroad (piers 77, 78).  The Pennsylvania Railroad had a float bridge in this area at one time.  It serviced the railroad's West 37th Street Yard.

Just north of the Lincoln Tunnel ventilation tower, is pier 83.  Central Railroad of New Jersey once occupied pier 80, and the Hudson River Day Line once occupied pier 81.  The New York Harbor Railroad Cruise departed on the M/Y Jacana from this pier, pier 83.

Pier 83 once served the West Shore Railroad.

OldNYC.com contributor Ann Kelly, manager of Jacana, adds this information: "Pier 81 is the World Yacht Pier, Pier 83 is Circle Line and Pier 84 is the demolished pier near the Intrepid."

Pier 83 - the pier that currently serves the Circle Line.  Pier 83 once served the American Hawaiian Line.

An old pier with just the piles remaining resides between the Circle Line pier and the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space museum.  Information about the museum can be found at the Intrepid Museum website.

The Intrepid.

The Cunard White Star Line once occupied piers 86 and 90, the French Line had a presence at pier 88, and Pier 92 was once home to the Italian Line.  This area covers West 45th Street to West 52nd Street.  After one makes their way past the Intrepid, this area is home to the Passenger Ship Terminal.

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