Photograph of Cottonwood Aerial Ferry, 1930-1935

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Photograph of Cottonwood Aerial Ferry, 1930-1935
Description
Cottonwood Aerial Ferry carried customers between Searchlight, Nevada and Chloride, Arizona. It is now under Lake Mohave. Sign with ferry rates: Car $2.00, Truck $2.50, Motorcycle $1.00, Horseman .50, Stock .50, Pedestrian .25
Transcribed Notes
Transcribed from photo sleeve: "Cottonwood Aerial Ferry, from about 1930-1935. This was the last and the most unusual of several ferries that crossed at Cottonwood between Searchlight, Nev. and Chloride, Ariz., these being the two major towns in the area before 1920. Most were conventional barge types similar to the Arivada Ferry shown in another picture. The aerial ferry was powered by an automobile engine mounted on the upper framework, with the operator up with the engine. It was located at the mouth of Painted Canyon, a short distance upriver from the Cottonwood Cove Resort. Courtesy Ella Kay."
Accession Number
0126:0007
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Formatted Date
1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935
Alternative Date
1930-1935
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image/tiff
Measurements
10.00 x 8.07 inches
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
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Conversion Specifications
Original material scanned on Epson Expression 10000XL using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A
Digital ID
hln000217
Access ID
295

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