Captain at the helm of a ferry in Alexandria Bay

Lewis John “Lute” Estes at the helm of the General Hancock. In 1935, Estes returned to the river as the captain of the ferry boat and held the position until the ferry went out of service after the completion of the Thousand Islands Bridge in 1938. Between 1935 and 1938. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of Jim Estes.

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