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Hockanum Ferry, Northampton bank, Mass.
TitleHockanum Ferry, Northampton bank, Mass.
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SubjectRussell, Samuel, 1866-1950; Hay--Massachusetts--Hadley; Ferries--Massachusetts--Hadley; Connecticut River
DescriptionImage shows the Hockanum Ferry having just landed on the Northampton side of the Connecticut River after transporting a horse-drawn wagon filled with a large load of hay. Sitting atop the hay, according to the inscription on the back of the photograph, is Uncle Sam Russell. There are a couple of skiffs floating beside the ferry, and the ferryman is pushing the edge of the ferry with a pole to make a better landing for the wagonload of hay.
CreatorJohnson, Clifton, 1865-1940
Dateca. 1900
RelationImage is part of the Clifton Johnson Collection, 1880-1940. Jones Library Special Collections, Amherst, Massachusetts.
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