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 - Aged Red End of Trail By BILL THOMPSON Paris...
Aged Red End of Trail By BILL THOMPSON Paris News Staff Writer ALBION'C FERRY — Back and forth across swirling Reel Hivor, Dewey and Sid Trapp have been s ! steering their ferry boat for 18 ^They've hauled cars, cows, wag-! ons and people from Texas 10 Ok-i lahoma, through higher water and low, cold weather and warm. i Business is brisk this spring, but' the Trapps arc far from happy, "You see those fellow out there." Dewey explained as he pointed to a barge tethered in mid - river. "They're fixing to build a bridge." To he sure, the Trapps bear no ill will against the bridge - to - be ] or the men who'll build it. But! each trip brings them nearer to the time" when there'll be no need for their ferry. lation Albion's Ferry is the only link between Texas Highway 37 out of Clarksville, Texas, and Oklahoma Highway 57, out of Idabel, Okla- homa. One of the two remaining ferries on Red River, it is located 16 miles north of Clarksville in Red River County !

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  1. The Paris News,
  2. 10 May 1951, Thu,
  3. Page 9

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