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ATSF - Port Bolivar Ferry

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ATSF - Port Bolivar Ferry

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Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #523340

Facts 

Overview
Lost Ferry across Galveston Bay on ATSF Railroad
Location
Bolivar Peninsula, Galveston County, Texas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built by Gulf & Interstate RR; abandoned in 1942
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway (GC&SF)
Design
Ferry crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.36621, -94.78017   (decimal degrees)
29°21'58" N, 94°46'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/327211/3249876 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96914 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs