Westport Ferry Arriving at Wiscasset, 1941

Contributed by Maine Department of Transportation

Description

The "Westport Ferry" is shown with a dump truck coming from Westport across the Back River to Wiscasset. The ferry was a scow that operated for over 50 years transporting residents, summer visitors, vehicles, and freight on and off the island.

Westport Island's ferry landing is in the background.

Visible along the Westport shoreline is a boat and a small camp where Red Bradley, a sardine fisherman, lived; as well as the house of the ferry operator, Luther Cromwell.

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About This Item

  • Title: Westport Ferry Arriving at Wiscasset, 1941
  • Creator: Maine Department of Transportation
  • Creation Date: 1941
  • Subject Date: 1941
  • Town: Westport Island, Wiscasset
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Department of Transportation
16 SHS Child St., Augusta, ME 04333
207-624-3227
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