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  • Ann Arbor Railroad Car Ferries (1912-1958) Presentation

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    Name: Ann Arbor Railroad Car Ferries (1912-1958) Presentation
    Date: May 9, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Ann Arbor Railroad Car Ferries (1912-1958) Presentation Andy Bolander, Benzie Area Historical Society researcher and rail and car ferry enthusiast, will present, “Ann Arbor Railroad Car Ferries (1912-1958)” on Thursday, May 9, 7:00 p.m. at the Mills Community House in Benzonia. In his presentation, Bolander will examine the coal burning car ferries of the Ann Arbor Railroad with the boats, the workers, Frankfort Harbor, the boat landing at Elberta and the 1923 wreck of the Ann Arbor No.4 highlighted. "The smokestacks of the Ann Arbor boats were witnesses to the energy, grit, and allure that the traffic of the Ann Arbor Railroad delivered to Benzie County," Bolander said. Andy Bolander is a volunteer and researcher with the Benzie Area Historical Museum. He is a rail and car ferry enthusiast and a nerd for all things Ann Arbor Railroad. For more information about this presentation or the Benzonia Academy Lecture Series, please contact the Benzie Area Historical Society at 231.882.5539
    Location:
    Mills Community House
    Benzonia MI
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, May 9, 7:00 p.m.
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    Fees/Admission:
    By Donation
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