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Olds Ferry

Photos 

Olds ferry 1920

Baker truck corral

BH Photo #417573

Map 

Description 

At the beginning this ferry was operated by 6 men rowing. Later cables were put in place this ferry made a lot of money because of traffic going to the near by mines.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Ferry across Snake River
Location
Baker County, Oregon
Status
No longer exists
History
established 1859 by J.P. Olds
Builder
- J.P. Olds
Design
cable Ferry crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.36575, -117.22473   (decimal degrees)
44°21'57" N, 117°13'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/482093/4912521 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Olds Ferry
Inventory number
BH 80339 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,443)
Baker County, Oregon (39)
Built 1859 (26)
Built during 1850s (402)
Cable Ferry (9)
Ferry (174)
J.P. Olds (1)
Lost (24,195)
Oregon (1,166)

Update Log 

  • March 26, 2018: New photo from Leslie R trick
  • February 3, 2018: Added by Leslie R trick

Sources 

  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com