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Ferry boat Charon

Ferry boat Charon

FERRY CHARON

The Ferry at Bellaire (Charon)

The 1929 Record (Yearbook of Wheeling High School)Enlarged detail from the above

Charon was built in 1889 and owned and operated by the Bellaire, Benwood & Wheeling Ferry Co.. She was wrecked some time in the 1920s (Way's Packet Directory)


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