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Davis Street Ferry

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Description 

Ferry appeared to carry both railroad cars and automobiles but little information is out there.

Facts 

Overview
Lost ferry across the Mississippi River
Location
St. Louis County, Missouri, and St. Clair County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
History
Lost ferry between South St. Louis County and East Carondelet, IL. Went obsolete when the Old JB Bridge opened in 1944.
Design
Ferry
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.53896, -90.25256   (decimal degrees)
38°32'20" N, 90°15'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/739462/4269195 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Webster Groves
Inventory number
BH 42974 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2011: Updated by Kim Harvey: possible GPS of the location
  • July 4, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey