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Frenchville-Ste. Hilaire ferry, ca. 1920

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MMN Item 10182 Item Details
Frenchville-Ste. Hilaire ferry, ca. 1920
MMN Item 10182 Zoom

Description

This ferry was operated by Fortunat Ouellette. It was used to carry passengers and livestock between the Maine (Frenchville) and New Brunswick (St. Hilaire) in the 1920s. A second operator of the ferry was Rene Bard. A cable was used to guide the ferry safely from one launching point to another.

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