Bemus Point-Stow Ferry

Not many people are aware of the prolonged presence of the Bemus Point-Stow Ferry on Lake Chautauqua since 1811. At first, a small wooden raft was rowed or pulled side by side at a distance of 1,000 feet.

Now it is a 60-ton flat steel ferry constructed in 1929, powered by a large diesel engine from Cummins. The ferry is quickly improved to a hand-hewed wooden raft capable of carrying cows, cattle, horses, and the car from taking a few families from its farm in Bemus Point to Stow. At present, the ferry is a 66′ by 34′ steel barge covering by a wooden deck, with a one-man pilot house, at each corner, after many reinventions of size, shape, and propulsion. It is strong enough to carry 9 cars with many people and can accommodate up to 50 people without a vehicle.

You may also like
Auckland Sky tower
Auckland Sky tower ~ Thehotelsbooking.Com

Sky tower is an iconic landmark in Auckland for its three circular observation levels which offer 360 degree panoramic view. Read more

Auckland Harbour Bridge
Auckland Harbour Bridge ~ Thehotelsbooking.Com

The Auckland Harbour Bridge is a well recognized bridge, which has eight lane motorway over the Waitemata Harbour. This bridge’s Read more

Auckland Westhaven Marina
Auckland Westhaven Marina ~ Thehotelsbooking.Com

Westhaven Marina is the magnificent marina, which is situated in the western side of Auckland CBD. This marina is full Read more

Auckland Rangitoto island

Rangitoto island is the most distinctive island in the Auckland’s city skyline. Sightseers and vacationers prefer this island as a Read more


Finding the cheapest way to fly to your destination? We find the best Airline combinations for you and save you the hassle of multiple searches.