Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Custom House, Steamer Wilmington, Masonic Temple, Post Office
This b&w image captures the Wilmington waterfront from the west side of the Cape Fear River--showing the old Custom House, Steamer Wilmington, Masonic Building and old tower of brownstone Post Office. The photograph was taken about 1910.
This b&w photograph captures a ferry crossing the Cape Fear River. The man standing near the stern is William Jones. Jones and his son ran the ferry for owner, Oscar Durant. The gas launch was called, "The Mary."