The La Crete Ferry connects Alberta Highway 697 with Highway 35
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An official opening was held for the new La Crete Ferry at Tompkins Landing October 17, 1987. La Crete ferry was designed by Robert Allan, the same company that had designed the old ferry 36 years earlier. After the official opening, the old ferry was drydocked for 5 years before being brought upstream to Shaftesbury to be used as parts for the ferry there.
SELF-PROPELLED FERRIES: La Crete Ferry (Built: 1987) is 1 of 6 Ferries in Alberta and the only one that operates 24 hours/day.
CABLE FERRIES: Bleriot Ferry (Built: 1997), Crowfoot Ferry (Built: 1992), Finnegan Ferry (Built: 2001), Klondyke Ferry (Built: 1983)
HULL, TUG PUSH FERRIES: Shaftsbury Ferry (Built: 1962)
See more details on all 6 Alberta Ferries: https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-ferry-schedules.aspx
||Operates: 24 hours a day from mid-spring until mid-November
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||2 crew members, 60 passengers, 12 mid-size cars
||Phone: 1.800.828.3908 (LaPrairie Group)
Phone: 780.926.2241 (Paul Catt)