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Plaquemine Ferry Operations Filmed Onboard the Acadia

William A. Delgado Collection



Genre: Documentary

Place Covered: Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: 1990-09-14

Duration: 00:18:22

Subjects: Plaquemine ferry | Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, Louisiana | Louisiana. Department of Transportation and Development | FERRIES


  • Delgado, Bill Photographer


Footage of the Mississippi River ferry, the Acadia, from onboard the ferry. Scenes include: DOTD official collection fares from the St. Gabriel landing; cars loading; the voyage across the Mississippi River; docking; DOTD worker tying the ferry to the dock; DOTD worker lowering ferry ramp; cars unloading onto Plaquemine landing; cars loading; footage of the bridge of the ferry, including radar operations.