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Niantic River -Rope Ferry - Then and Now
This is the former site of the Waterford - East Lyme Rope Ferry, later the bridge shown here. This is located on the channel that connects the Niantic River with Niantic Bay. The current bridge, along with a modern boat storage facility lies just out of the frame to the left. The railroad bridge is out-of-frame to the right. In the recent photo, the party boat, "Mijoy" is blocking a clear view of the house that sits by the former ferry landing. Lobster traps are stacked on the pier in t...