From Canoes to Ferries

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The transportation of people and freight continues today, as it has for over 150 years. The wooden steamers of yesterday have given rise to the steel hulled diesel-powered vessels of today. Madeline Island Ferry Line continues the long distinguished tradition of providing ferry service between Madeline Island and Bayfield.

The Water Highway

The Bayfield to La Pointe Connection

Winter Crossings

Today’s Ferry

Ferry Boat Nuts and Bolts