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The River

Title: Ferry Near Red Wing
Type: Photograph
Date: before 1895
Source: Goodhue County Historical Society

Description: Ferries like this one were used to cross the river near Red Wing before bridges were completed in the area.

Ferry Near Red Wing

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  1. Why might people need a ferry to carry them across the river?



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  2. From the information in this picture, what did people bring on the ferry when they traveled?



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  3. Looking at the photograph of the ferry, how do you think the ferry moved across the river?



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  4. If we didn't know the date of this photograph, what clues might help us determine when it could have been taken?



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