1947 NYC to Wash., DC

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Memory: leaving NYC's Penn Station to travel to Wash., DC in ~1947. Did the train ever cross the Delaware River by Ferry?



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I doubt that the Congressional, for example crossed the Delaware by ferry. There were numerous ferry boats crossing the Hudson to connect N.Y.C. passengers with New Jersey and New York state communities including the New York Central, Erie, Lackawana, Pennsylvania and Jersey Central. I am old enough to have ridden those boats.


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Dear muralist0221 - Thanks for the response. I remember those Hudson River ferries; I remember in 1960/61 waiting with my friend for them as he went back to school in western NY. But I'm referring to the Delaware. And my memory is very hazy. Carlgurt

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