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Ferry powers through weather in 2018

Final numbers are not in yet for the year, but Washington Island Ferry President Hoyt Purinton believes ridership in 2018 will be comparable to the past. Two big snow storms in April gave the ferry line a late start on the season while the rain and cold dampened travel near the end of the fall. Purinton says they were able to make up for it in the peak season.

The lack of ice on the water will make travel smoother than usual across Death’s Door over the next few weeks, even after the Washington Island Ferry dips down to two roundtrips daily beginning January 3rd

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