Saturday, May 19th, 2007
Photo by Margie Wuebker
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Minster resident Tommy Tompkins checks out a hatch on the replica of the Erie Isle, a ferry that linked Put-in-Bay and Port Clinton in the 1950s and early 1960s. The retired engineer, who worked on the ambitious project for several years, plans to donate it to a Lake Erie museum.
Online story associated with this photograph
MINSTER - The historic Erie Isle ferry is returning to Put-in-Bay this weekend thanks to the efforts of local woodworking enthusiast Tommy Tompkins. Tompkins created the 3-foot replica over the course of several years, working . . .
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