Maps with Wiss Newark Factory and Morris Canal Dock

The factory was getting bar steel (from Rockaway, NJ) and coal (from Pennsylvania) via the canal. It was 0.54 miles between the factory and canal dock. Elevations are 118 feet for the canal and 164 feet for the factory.
Asterisks pin the locations of the factory and the canal dock. Extract from 1908 Map of the City of Newark in the State of New Jersey found at Newark Public Library Digital Collections.


Google Streets with Measuring Tool. The highway has cut off the tip of Branch Brook Park. There is now no way at all to enter the park in that corner.