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"Gar-How" First Trip of Year

"Gar-How" First Trip of Year | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Man standing on dock watching the ferry "Gar-How" coming to dock on the first trip in spring.
DESCRIPTION
Man standing on dock watching the ferry "Gar-How" coming to dock on the first trip in spring.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:3366
Creation Date:April 10 1948
Creator Name:Ross, Hamilton Nelson
City:
County:
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Ross, Hamilton Nelson, 1889-1958 : Hamilton Nelson Ross papers, 1874-1969
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(R52)54
Original Dimensions:unknown
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The "Gar-How" was a wooden ferry constructed for Howard Russell in 1939 by August Wick and Emil Erickson. It was named after Howard Russells' two sons, Gary and Howard. This photograph is one of a collection of photographs collected by Hamilton Nelson Ross as research for his book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Hats
Men
Outdoor photography
Ferries
Piers
Superior, Lake
Ice

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