Images from another time Ferry prepares for journey to Alaska, 1968

Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2007

The state ferry E.L. Bartlett, built by Jeffboat in Jefferson, Ind., is shown on the Ohio River in 1968. The ferry made its first Alaska voyage from Valdez to Whittier on July 11, 1969. The ship served for many years in the Alaska Marine Highway System. It was retired from the fleet and sold on eBay for $389,500 in August 2003.

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