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A&D - Elizabeth River Ferry Transfer Bridge (Norfolk, Virginia)
Built 1895;
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Elizabeth River on Atlantic & Danville Railroad
No longer exists

Akers Ferry (Shannon County, Missouri)
Toll ferry across Current River on Route K at Akers
Open to traffic during limited hours

Anderson Ferry (Boone County, Kentucky)
The Anderson Ferry has been in continuous operation since 1817 and has three ferries, Boone 7, Little Boone and Deborah A.
Ferry across Ohio River connecting Constance, KY and the west side of Cincinnati, OH.
Open to traffic

Astoria-Megler Ferry (Clatsop County, Oregon)
Established 1921, Acquired by Oregon Highway Department 1946, Eliminated 1966
Lost Ferry across Columbia River on U.S. 101
Replaced by the Astoria-Megler Bridge

ATSF - San Francisco Bay Ferries (San Francisco County, California)
Service began 1900; Service ended 1984
Ferries across San Francisco Bay on Railroad (ATSF)
No Longer In Operation

Augusta Ferry (Bracken County, Kentucky)
Ferry crossing over the Ohio River at Augusta
Toll ferry currently in operation

Bar Harbor-Yarmouth Ferry (Hancock County, Maine)
Ferry service began 1955 by the Canadian government; Boats replaced 1982, 1998, & 2002; Serviced ended 2009
Lost Ferry across Bay of Fundy carrying Pedestrians and Automobiles
Ferry serviced ceased in 2009

Beaver Island Ferry (Charlevoix County, Michigan)
Ferry across Lake Michigan


Belle Chasse-Scarsdale Ferry (Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
Opened August 22, 1959
Ferry across Mississippi River
Open to traffic and pedestrians

Belmont-Columbus Ferry (Mississippi County, Missouri)
Lost ferry crossing over the Mississippi River on MO 80/KY 80 between Belmont and Columbus
No longer in operation

Benton's Ferry (East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1850s
Lost Ferry across Amite River on Benton's Ferry Rd. (which became the Hammond Hwy.)
Replaced by a new bridge

Bluewater Ferry (St. Clair County, Michigan)
Ferry across St. Clair River on A boat
Open to traffic

Blythe Ferry (Rhea County, Tennessee)
Built 1808; used on Trail of Tears 1838; Replaced by bridge 1994
Lost Ferry across Tennessee River on Ferry
Replaced by Highway 60 bridge; Historical markers in place

Bolivar Ferry (Galveston County, Texas)
Ferry across Bolivar Roads Channel on Texas State Highway 87
Open

Boones Ferry (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Lost Bridge over Willamette river
Replaced by a new bridge

Boyd Point Ferry (Jefferson County, Arkansas)
Lost Ferry across Arkansas River
No longer exists

Brussels Ferry (Calhoun County, Illinois)
Ferry across Illinois River
open to traffic, but expect seasonal delays due to ice on the river

Buena Vista Ferry (Marion County, Oregon)
Established 1852, Current ferry built in 2011
Ferry across Willamette River on Buena Vista Rd/Willamette Ferry St.
Open to traffic

Bullard's Ferry (Coos County, Oregon)
Lost Ferry across Coquille river
No longer exists

Burr Ferry (Newton County, Texas)
Built 1840; Replaced by bridge 1936
Lost Ferry across Sabine River on TX 63 / LA 8
No longer exists

Camden-Gee's Bend Cable Ferry (Wilcox County, Alabama)
Lost Ferry across Majors Creek
Replaced by a new ferry

Cameron Ferry (Cameron Parish, Louisiana)
Ferry across Calcasieu River on LA-27
Open to traffic

Canby Ferry (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Established 1914, Current ferry built 2001
Ferry across Willamette River on SW Mountain Rd/N. Locust St
Open

Canton Ferry (Lewis County, Missouri)
Ferry across Mississippi River
Closed as of 2014

Cape May-Lewes Ferry (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Passenger and automobile ferry began operations July 1, 1964. Ferry runs 17 miles in length.
Ferry across Delaware Bay on US 9
Open to traffic

Carter Ferry (Chouteau County, Montana)
First ferry in place 1917; current ferry in use since Summer 2004
Ferry across Missouri River on Ferry Road
Open to traffic

Cassville Ferry (Grant County, Wisconsin)
Ferry first operated in 1833
Toll ferry over the Mississippi River between Cassville, Wisconsin, and Turkey River, Iowa
Operates daily during the summer; weekends only fall and spring; closed in winter

Cave-in-Rock Ferry (Hardin County, Illinois)
Free ferry over the Ohio River on IL 1/KY 91 at Cave-in-Rock in Cave-In-Rock
Open to traffic

Chester-Hadlyme Ferry (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Began service 1789
Ferry across Connecticut River on Route 148
Open to traffic

City of Milwaukee Rail Ferry (Manistee County, Michigan)
Formerly carried up to 32 railcars and up to 300 passenger across Lake Michigan from Wisconsin to Michigan. Today it is designated a National Historic Landmark and resides in Manistee Bay where she is available for tours and overnight stays.
Ferry across Lake Michigan on Formerly Ann Arbor Railroad(previously used and built by Grand Trunk Railway)
Closed to all traffic

Colbert Ferry (Bryan County, Oklahoma)
Originally in service from 1849 to 1873 when a bridge replaced int. in service after that bridge was destroyed from 1873-1892 when another bridge was built. In service from 1908 when that bridge was destroyed by a flood until 1915.
Lost Ferry across Red River of the South
"Out Of Service"

Coos Bay Ferry (Coos County, Oregon)
Lost Ferry across Coos bay on US 101
No longer exists

Cumberland City Ferry (Stewart County, Tennessee)
One of four ferrys remaining in Tennessee.
Ferry across Cumberland River on Cumberland City Road (TN46)
Open to traffic

Cumberland River Ferry (Monroe County, Kentucky)
Ferry across Cumberland River on KY 214
Open to traffic

Danville Ferry (Houston County, Tennessee)
Ferry across Kentucky Lake (Tennessee River) on TN 147
Open to traffic

David W. King Ferry (Linn County, Iowa)
Licensed in 1840; Shut down 1857 when all bridges were open
Lost Ferry across Cedar River
Replaced by a bridge

Davis Street Ferry (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Lost ferry between South St. Louis County and East Carondelet, IL. Went obsolete when the Old JB Bridge opened in 1944.
Lost ferry across the Mississippi River
No longer exists

Dorena-Hickman Ferry (Mississippi County, Missouri)
Ferry crossing over the Mississippi River on MO 77 between Dorena and Hickman
Toll ferry currently in operation

Drummond Island Ferry (Chippewa County, Michigan)
Ferry across De Tour Passage (St. Mary's River) on MIchigan Highway 134
Open to traffic

Duty-Enterprise Ferry (Catahoula Parish, Louisiana)
Ferry across the Ouachita River on LA-559
Open to traffic

Elgin Ferry (Jackson County, Arkansas)
Built 1836; Lost 1977
Lost Ferry across Black River on Ar 37
No longer exists

Elwell Cable Ferry (Bladen County, North Carolina)
Built 1905
Ferry across Cape Fear River on Elwell Ferry Road
Open to traffic

Fredericksburg Ferry (Gasconade County, Missouri)
Started operation in 1886
Lost toll ferry across Gasconade River on Route J at Fredericksburg
No longer in operation

Golden Eagle Ferry (Calhoun County, Illinois)
Ferry across Mississippi River
Open to traffic

Grafton Ferry (Jersey County, Illinois)
Opened 2003 as a toll ferry.
Toll ferry across Mississippi River.
open to seasonal toll traffic. Operating hours 10A to 10P Mon-Sat; 8A to 8P Sun.

Green River Ferry (Edmonson County, Kentucky)
Ferry across Green River
Open to traffic

Guion Ferry (Izard County, Arkansas)
Lost ferry across White River on AR 58 at Guion
No longer exists

Haines Ferry Terminal (Haines Borough, Alaska)
Built 2004 by Derecktor Shipyards of Bridgeport, Connecticut
Ferry across Lynn Canal of the Alaskan Inside Passage on Alaska Marine Highway
In service

Harrell's Ferry (East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana)
One of the historical ferries across the Amite River. The ferry served as the Amite River crossing on the Baton Rouge and Springfield Public Road from 1866 until it was abandoned in 1915.
Lost Ferry across Amite River on present day Harrell's Ferry Rd.
Removed but not replaced

Hartford Ferry (1895-6) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Began service 1895 after burning of toll bridge; discontinued when temporary bridge built
Lost Ferry across Connecticut River on Ferry
Replaced by a new bridge

Hatteras Ocracoke Ferry (Dare County, North Carolina)
Ferry across Pamlico Sound in Hatteras


Hatton Ferry (Albemarle County, Virginia)
Built ca. 1870
Ferry across James River
Open to traffic

Henderson Ferry (Baxter County, Arkansas)
Built 1943, Replaced by bridge1983
Lost Ferry across Norfork Lake on US 62
No longer exists

Hollis-Ketchikan Ferry (Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska)
Built 2002 by Dakota Creek Industries of Anacortes, Washington
Ferry across Clark Bay on Inter-Island Ferry Authority (IFA)
In service

Hoonah-Juneau Ferry (Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska)
Built 1973 by Peterson Shipbuilders of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin; rebuilt 2004 following grounding
Ferry across Hoonah Harbor on Alaska Marine Highway
In service

Houchins Ferry (Edmonson County, Kentucky)
Ferry across Green River
Taken out of service in October 2013. Ferry boat rebuilt for use at Green River Ferry site.

Inchelium-Gifford Ferry (Ferry County, Washington)
Built 1898
Ferry across Columbia River (Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake) on Ferry Crossing Landing Road
Open to traffic

J Mack Ferry (Solano County, California)
Ferry across Steamboat Slough on Hwy 220
Open to traffic

Jacksonport Ferry (Jackson County, Arkansas)
Lost Ferry across Black River on AR 69
No longer exists

Juneau Ferry Terminal (Juneau Borough, Alaska)
Built over various years by various builders
Ferry across Auke Bay/Alaskan Inside Channel on Alaska Marine Highway
In service

Kampsville Ferry (Calhoun County, Illinois)
Ferry across Illinois River
open to traffic, but expect seasonal delays due to ice on the river

Keller Ferry (Ferry County, Washington)
Ferry across Columbia River on WA 21
Under construction

Ketchikan Ferry Terminal (Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)
Built over the course of several years by various builders constructing for the Alaska Marine Highway
Ferry across Alaskan Inside Passage on Alaska Marine Highway
In service

Key West Ferry ( Fort Meyers and Jefferson) (Monroe County, Florida)
Ferry across Key West Bight on Ferry


Línea Férrea del Oeste Transbordador (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Lost Ferry across Caño de Cataño/Bahía de San Juan on Cano de Cataño
No longer in service

Los Ebanos Ferry (Hidalgo County, Texas)
Open 1950 currently in use
Ferry across Rio Grande River
Open to traffic

Lyme-Saybrook Ferry (New London County, Connecticut)
Lost Ferry across Connecticut River
Replaced by a new bridge

Lynchburg Ferry (Harris County, Texas)
Ferry across Buffalo Bayou on Lynchburg Road/Independence Parkway
Open to traffic

Madeline Island Ferry (Bayfield County, Wisconsin)
Ferry over Bayfield Channel, Lake Superior


Martin's Ferry (Baxter County, Arkansas)
Built ca. 1940; Replaced by Sheid Bridge 1972
Lost Ferry across North Fork of the White River on Norfork River Road
Lost

McCann Ferry (Humboldt County, California)
Ferry operates every winter crossing Eel River
Ferry across Eel River, Middle Fork on McCann Road
Open to traffic

Melville Ferry (St. Landry Parish, Louisiana)
Closed 2010
Ferry across Atchafalaya River on LA 10 (formerly US 71)
Closed

Merrimac Ferry (Columbia County, Wisconsin)
Privately owned, free ferry from 1844 to 1923, operated by State of Wisconsin since 1933 as a free ferry
Ferry across Wisconsin River on Wis 113
Open to traffic

Metlakatla-Ketchikan Ferry (Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska)
Built 2004 by Conrad Shipyards of Morgan City, Louisiana
Ferry across Lituya Bay on Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS)
In service

Millersburg Ferry (Perry County, Pennsylvania)
Existing lease dates back to 1817, although a ferry operation supposedly predated this by several years.
Ferry across Susquehanna River
Open

Mobile Bay Ferry (Baldwin County, Alabama)
Ferry across Mobile Bay on SR 193 at Dauphin Island on the west side with SR 180 at Mobile Point
Open to traffic

Mobile-Coatzacoalcos Rail Ferry (Mobile County, Alabama)
Built 2000, US port moved to New Orleans in 2004, port returned to Mobile in 2006 post-Katrina
Ferry across Gulf of Mexico on CG Railway/Ferrosur
Open to traffic

Monkey Island Ferry (Cameron Parish, Louisiana)
Destroyed by Hurricane Rita in 2005
Lost Ferry carrying La Hwy 1141 across Calcasieu Pass
No longer exists

MoPac - Ste. Genevieve Ferry (Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri)
Ferry service began 1903; Ferry service ended 1961
Lost Ferry across Mississippi River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Retired

Muscatine Ferry (1839-1891) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
In service 1839-1891
Lost Ferry across Mississippi River
No longer in service

Muscatine Heinz Ferry (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Operated during the 1960s when the High Bridge had a weight limit preventing Tomato trucks from crossing
Lost Ferry across Mississippi River on Tomato Trucks
No longer in service

MV Tustumena (Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska)
Built 1964 by Christy Corporation of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Ferry on Alaska Marine Highway
In service

Neebish Island Ferry (Chippewa County, Michigan)
Ferry across West Neebish Channel, St. Mary's River


NJ48 Delaware River Ferry (New Castle County, Delaware)
Service ended 1951
Ferry over Delaware River on NJ48
Ferry no longer in service; Transfer bridge remains as an abandoned structure

Norfork Lake 101 Ferry (Baxter County, Arkansas)
Replaced by bridge 1982
Lost Ferry across Norfork Lake on AR 101
No longer exists; replaced by bridge

North Missouri Railroad Ferry (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Ferry operation succeeded by original Wabash Railroad Bridge #59 (1871)
Lost Ferry across Missouri River on North Missouri Railroad (Wabash Railroad predecessor)
Replaced by a new bridge

NP Globe-kalama Ferry (Columbia County, Oregon)
Built 1884
Lost Ferry across Columbia river on Northern pacific Railroad
No longer exists

Old Florence Ferry Old US 36 (Pike County, Illinois)
Lost ferry over Illinois River on Old US 36
Replaced by new bridge

olds ferry (Baker County, Oregon)
established 1859 by J.P. Olds
Lost Ferry across snake river
No longer exists

Peel Ferry (Marion County, Arkansas)
Opened with the completion of the Bull Shoals Dam.
Ferry across Bull Shoals Lake on AR-125
Open to traffic

Peoria Ferry (Linn County, Oregon)
Lost Bridge over Willamette River
No longer exists

Plaquemine Ferry (Iberville Parish, Louisiana)
Ferry across Mississippi River on LA-75
Open

Pointe a la Hache Ferry (Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
Opened in 1933 as a toll ferry (now a free ferry). This is the last crossing on the Mississippi River.
Ferry across Mississippi River
Open to traffic

Port Angeles-Victoria Ferry (Clallam County, Washington)
Built 1959 by Puget Sound Bridge & Dry Dock Company
Ferry across Strait of Georgia on MV Coho Ferryboat
In service

Portland Sellwood ferry (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Replaced by Sellwood bridge in 1925
Lost Bridge over Willamette river
Replaced by a new bridge

Princeton Ferry (Glenn County, California)
Ferry across Sacramento River on Ferry Road


Rattlesnake Ferry (Jackson County, Illinois)
Lost ferry over Big Muddy River on Rattlesnake Ferry Road, east of Grand Tower
No longer exists

Reading - Pigeon Point Ferry (New Castle County, Delaware)
Built 1922; Removed from service 1976
Ferry across Delaware River on Reading Railroad
No longer in service; Transfer bridge (Delaware Side) and an industrial dock (New Jersey side.) remain as abandoned remnants

Real McCoy Ferry, Rio Vista (Solano County, California)
Ferry across Cache Slough on Hwy 84
Open to traffic

Reeds Ferry (Butler County, Kentucky)
Ferry across Green River on KY 269
Open to traffic