First Steam Powered Ferry
REPLICA of John Steven's steam carriage, which ran in 1825 in Hoboken, New Jersey. The replica was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1940 and was displayed at the NY World's Fair. It is now in the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, east of Strasburg, PA 10 March 2010 Source Own work Author Smallbones
On this day, October 11th, 1811 – Inventor John Stevens' boat, the Juliana, begins operation as the first steam-powered ferry (service between New York City, New York, and Hoboken, New Jersey)
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