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San Felipe Ferry

Photos 

Photo taken by Marvin Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #284582

Map 

Description 

A ferry began operating at this location in the 1820s, ceasing operation some time in the 1940s. I visited the site with my father, who took the photos herewith, in the 1950s.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Ferry across Brazos River on Atascocito Road
Location
San Felipe, Austin County, Texas, and Waller County, Texas
Status
No longer exists
Design
Ferry crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.80908, -96.09587   (decimal degrees)
29°48'33" N, 96°05'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/780692/3301168 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Felipe
Inventory number
BH 61141 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Austin County, Texas (18)
Brazos River (30)
Ferry (119)
Lost (18,691)
San Felipe, Texas (1)
Texas (2,234)
Waller County, Texas (8)

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

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