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Saturday Learning Series: Meet the Builders of the Washington Island Car Ferry Line!
September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A Conversation with Rich Ellefson and Steve Propsom
Meet the experts behind the construction of the modern car ferry’s designed and built in Wisconsin. The talk will include original ship drawings along with your last chance to see the exhibit Over & Back. Rich Ellefson is Vice President and Chief Engineer for the Washington Island Ferry Line. Rich was in the shipyard daily during the construction of MADONNA, as well as other ferry’s in the WIFL fleet. Steve Propsom comes from a family of shipbuilders. He began his shipbuilding career in 1973 in Sturgeon Bay. Over the years he learned the ins and outs of the craft and eventually became project manager at three different shipyards in Northeast Wisconsin.
Included with museum admission