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Reading - Pigeon Point Ferry

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Photo taken by Craig Bruce

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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Overview
Ferry across Delaware River on Reading Railroad
Location
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
Status
No longer in service; Transfer bridge (Delaware Side) and an industrial dock (New Jersey side.) remain as abandoned remnants
History
Built 1922; Removed from service 1976
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Reading Railroad (RDG)
Design
Ferry crossing
Also called
Conrail - Pigeon Point Ferry
Reading - Wilmington-Pennsville Ferry
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69877, -75.52238   (decimal degrees)
39°41'56" N, 75°31'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/455214/4394455 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 70096 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 12, 2016: Updated by Luke: Edited name per forum comment, added dates
  • November 21, 2015: Added by Luke

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Reading - Wilmington-Pennsville Ferry
Posted September 12, 2016, by Craig O'Donnell (craig [dot] odonnell [at] doverpost [dot] com)

Known as Pigeon Point.