Colorado River Ferry Crossing

Colorado River Ferry Crossing (HM1SLV)

Location: Ballinger, TX 76821 Runnels County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 43.908', W 99° 56.576'

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Used in 1880s for travel on Ballinger-San Angelo Road. Rates fixed by the county court ranged from one cent for a head of livestock to one dollar for 6 horses and a wagon.
     Ferry was in use until building of first cedar and pine wood bridge, 1888.
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Details
HM NumberHM1SLV
Marker Number976
Year Placed1972
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 410674 N 3511094
Decimal Degrees31.73180000, -99.94293333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 43.908', W 99° 56.576'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 43' 54.48" N, 99° 56' 34.56" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Kempner Ave, Ballinger TX 76821, US
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