Wreck or History ?

Binghamton

F/9.0, 30.0, ISO 100.

Seeing this boat in Edgewater, New Jersey, always made me wonder, what is it and what’s the story behind it?

Binghamton 1

F/8.0, 1/1000, ISO 200.

Interesting Fact: The Binghamton is a retired ferryboat that operated from 1905 to 1967 transporting passengers across the Hudson River between Manhattan and Hoboken. She was built for the Hoboken Ferry Company of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad and was designed to carry 986 passengers plus vehicles.[4] Binghamton has been permanently moored at Edgewater, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, since 1971. The US Department of the Interior added her to the National Register of Historic Places on July 9, 1982. Operated as a floating restaurant from 1975 to 2007, the vessel is now closed and awaiting reuse. ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binghamton_(ferryboat)  )

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15 Comments

  1. Thanks for researching the history behind the Ferryboat! I remember when it was a restaurant!

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