Cross River ferries to Kangaroo Point

Ferries have always been an important and popular means of crossing the  river from Edward Street or Eagle Street in the city to Thornton Street in Kangaroo Point. Here are some pictorial reminders of the changes over time.

Ferry from Edward Street approaching Thornton Street ca.1895.
Vehicular ferry locally known as the horse ferry in the 1890s.
People coming off the ferry at Thornton Street ca 1928.
Ferry arriving at Thornton Street in 1936.
Brick ferry shelter at Thornton Street 1950.