Rumford Point Ferry, ca. 1930

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Rumford Point Ferry, ca. 1930

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Description

The Rumford Point Ferry connected the towns of Rumford Point and Rumford Corner. Built in 1809, the ferry was the last to operate on the Androscoggin River, ending service when a steel bridge was erected at that location in 1955. The ferry became known as "Kimball's Ferry" for early proprietors Moses F. Kimball and Porter Kimball. The last ferryman was Isaac "Ike" Easter. The ferry shut down when the Martin Bridge was completed in 1955.

Note the guide line to which the ferry is attached.

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About This Item

  • Title: Rumford Point Ferry, ca. 1930
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Town: Rumford
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Object Type: Image

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Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
145 Congress Street, Rumford, ME 04276
(207) 364-2540

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