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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

Biggs-Maryhill ferry (Sherman County, Oregon)
Established 1868 Lost 1962
Lost Ferry across Columbia river
Replaced by a new bridge

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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 fee ferry from 1844 to 1923; operated by Columbia and Sauk Counties as fee ferry 1923-1933; operated by State of Wisconsin since 1933 as a free ferry
Cable ferry across Wisconsin River on Wis 113
Open to traffic 24/7 in summer; closed in winter

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

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

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


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

Reserve-Edgard Ferry (St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana)
Ferry across Mississippi River on LA 640
Closed in 2013 with no replacement ferry or span

Rome Ferry (Smith County, Tennessee)
Established 1830
Abandoned ferry across Cumberland River on Rome Road
Derelict/abandoned

San Felipe Ferry (Austin County, Texas)
Lost Ferry across Brazos River on Atascocito Road
No longer exists

Saugatuck Chain Ferry (Allegan County, Michigan)
1838
Ferry across Kalamazoo River on Pedestrians
Open to pedestrians only

Sistersville Ferry (Tyler County, West Virginia)
In continuous operation since 1815
Ferry crossing over the Ohio River between Sistersville, West Virginia, and Fly, Ohio
Toll ferry open to traffic

Siuslaw River ferry (Lane County, Oregon)
Lost Ferry across Siuslaw river on Us 101
No longer exists

Southern Pacific-Golden Gate Ferries Limited Auto Ferries (San Francisco County, California)
Auto ferry service began 1909; Ferry service stopped in 1958.
Lost Ferry across San Francisco Bay carrying automobiles
No Longer In Operation

SS Badger, Lake Michigan Carferry Service (Manitowoc County, Wisconsin)
Built in 1952 by Christy Corporation of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, Put into service 1953
Ferry across Lake Michigan on US 10
Operates daily May through October, 2 crossings Spring & Fall, 4 crossings in Summer

SS Chief Wawatam (Mackinac County, Michigan)
Built 1911, Taken out of ferry service in 1984; Cut down into a barge 1989, Scrapped 2009
Lost Ferry across Lake Michigan on Soo Lin Railroad
No longer running

St Charles Ferry (Arkansas County, Arkansas)
Built 1955, replaced by bridge 1982
Lost Ferry across White River on Arkansas Rt 1
No longer exists

Stafford-McClelland Ferry (Fergus County, Montana)
Replacement built 2004
Ferry across Missouri River on Stafford Ferry Road


State street aerial ferry (Marion County, Oregon)
Lost Ferry across Willamete river
No longer exists

Staten Island Ferry (Richmond County, New York)
Service started 1817
Ferry across New York Harbor on pedestrian route
Open to pedestrians only

Ste. Genevieve Ferry (Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri)
Toll ferry across the Mississippi River at Ste. Genevieve
Open to traffic

Stow Ferry (Chautauqua County, New York)
Bridge


Suffield-Thompsonville Ferry (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Lost Ferry across Connecticut River
Replaced by a new bridge

Sugar Island Ferry (Chippewa County, Michigan)
M/V SUGAR ISLANDER II replaced the ageing SUGAR ISLANDER I
Ferry across Little Rapids Channel, St. Mary's River
Open to traffic

The Dalles-Dallesport Ferry (Wasco County, Oregon)
Built 1873 replaced 1954
Lost Ferry across Columbia River
Replaced by a new bridge

US40 New Castle-Pennsville Ferry (New Castle County, Delaware)
Service ended 1951
Lost Ferry across Delaware River on US 40
Ferry no longer in service; Only posts remain

Valley View Ferry (Jessamine County, Kentucky)
Ferry Started 1785 by John Craig under charter from the Virgina Legislature. Oldest business in Kentucky.
Ferry across Kentucky River on KY 39
Open to traffic

Wahkiakum County Ferry (Clatsop County, Oregon)
Ferry service started in 1925. Wahkiakum County took over running the ferry in 1962.
Ferry across Columbia River on Westport Ferry Road/SR 409
Open to traffic

Waldport ferry (Lincoln County, Oregon)
Lost Floating bridge over Alsea Bay on US 101
No longer exists

Warehouse Point-Windsor Locks Ferry (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Began service 1783; Discontinued 1886 when bridge was built
Lost Ferry across Connecticut River
Replaced by a new bridge

Washington Island Ferry Line (Door County, Wisconsin)
Ferry Crossing over Port des Morts Straits (Lake Michigan)


Wheatland Ferry (Marion County, Oregon)
Established 1850's, Current ferry built in 2001
Ferry across Willamette River on Wheatland Rd/Matheny Rd
Open to traffic

White Bluffs Ferry (Benton County, Washington)
Established 1861 Service stopped 1943 with creation of the Hanford nuclear reservation
Lost Ferry across Columbia River
No longer exists

White Castle Ferry (Iberville Parish, Louisiana)
Ferry across Mississippi River
Closed to traffic June 2013

White River Sylamore Ferry (Stone County, Arkansas)
Lost Ferry across White River on Arkansas 9
Replaced by new bridge

White's Ferry (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Ferry over Potomac River