Franklin river front town history

Carol Cane of the Franklin History Group has written A short ‘history’ of the growth of the Franklin township, ‘which relied on water transport almost completely until the development of the road links to Hobart enabled by bridging the river at ‘Huonville’ in the 1870s’. Read it here.

Old pic below (from the article) shows ‘Ferry at New Road wharf’. Could be Cartela and Nancy today.