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Old Florence Ferry Old US 36

Photos 

Photo taken by Jeremy Ruble in September 2009

BH Photo #222380

Map 

Description 

Old Ferry for crossing the Illinois River on Old US 36 at florence that was in use before the bridge was built. Ceased operation when bridge opened.

Facts 

Overview
Lost ferry over Illinois River on Old US 36
Location
Florence Illinois, Pike County, Illinois, and Scott County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
Design
Ferry crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.63260, -90.60740   (decimal degrees)
39°37'57" N, 90°36'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/705333/4389716 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Florence
Inventory number
BH 50697 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 24, 2011: Added by Jeremy Ruble

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