gees bend ferry

Gees Bend Ferry Set to Resume Service in Wilcox Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Gees Bend Ferry is nearly ready to go back into service after a million dollar upgrade. The ferry is awaiting a final inspection before it can be approved to go back into service. The ferry was converted from a diesel-powered vessel to a battery electric-powered vessel. Operators say the new and improved ferry will…

Alabama Oddities: Gees Bend Ferry

A life lived on the river is something most of may think of as a page from the past.  However, life on the river is alive and well in Wilcox county. It’s all thanks the Gees Bend Ferry.  Jeff Sanders continues his search for Alabama Oddities and takes a ride on the ferry. For more information: Gees Bend Ferry Website…