"The Ferry," Rumford Point, ca. 1920

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"The Ferry,"  Rumford Point, ca. 1920

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Description

Built in 1809, the ferry between Rumford Point and Rumford Corner was the last to operate on the Androscoggin River. It ceased operation when the Martin Bridge was completed in 1955.

In this photo postcard, a woman stood next to a car while the ferry crossed the Androscoggin. The postcard printed by the American Art Postcard Co. of Brookline, Mass. and Lion Craft, Inc. of Portland.

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About This Item

  • Title: "The Ferry," Rumford Point, ca. 1920
  • Creator: American Art Postcard Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Local Name: Rumford Point
  • Town: Rumford
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 10.2 cm x 15.2 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4014, Rumford
  • Collection: Postcard collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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