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Captain Lovelace of the Elmer Jones ferry in Morristown

Captain Lovelace of the Elmer Jones, a ferry boat owned by the Brockville and Morristown Transportation Company, which operated a busy ferry lined between the US and Canada on the Saint Lawrence River. Circa early 1950s. Morristown, NY.

Untying the ferry at the docks in Morristown

A Brockville and Morristown Transportation Company ferry in action. An employee is either tying or untying the ferry. Circa 1950s. Morristown, NY. Check out our story on running ferries on the St. Lawrence River.

Waiting for the bus at the docks in Morristown

A group of people waiting for the bus down at the Morristown docks. The bus ran between Ogdensburg and Morristown, where passengers could transfer to the Brockville and Morristown Transportation Company’s ferry line, which would take them to Brockville. Circa 1955. Morristown, NY. Check out our story on running ferries on the St. Lawrence River.

Indian Root Pill Factory in Morristown

Indian Root Pill Factory exterior. The factory was built by William H. Comstock, a Canadian, who came to Morristown in April of 1867. The business ran for about 90 years, was the industrial hub for miles around, and was the largest employer in Morristown. Circa 1890s. Morristown, NY. Photo donated by Anthony Milia. For more […]

Elmer Jones ferry from Morristown to Brockville

Elmer Jones ferry, owned by the Brockville and Morristown Transportation Company, with load of people and automobiles. Early 1920s. Morristown, NY. Donated by Richard “Dick” Johnson. Check out our story on running ferries on the St. Lawrence.