McLure Ferry

McLure, BC, Canada

The McLure ferry crosses the North Thompson River, 43 km's north of Kamloops BC — off Highway 5 (East side of the river).
It is the only crossing of the North Thompson River between Kamloops and Barriere.
This ferry has been in operation since 1919

The following pictures were taken by Elain Genser in late 1970, donated June 2020

The Small Overhead Aerial Tramway was used for passengers only, if the reaction ferry was down for service, or repair,
and also in the winter, if ice in the river was a problem, or when water was high, and too dangerous to run the reaction ferry

Ferry Operator Name Unknown. If you know please contact me
From Jan Moore- the name was Amos Broerdersen . “I believe he ran the ferry for 12 years 1974- 1986”

Jan Moore operator for 30 years, ca 2019

Still in use in 2020


  • Last modified: 2021/06/11 15:45
  • by dlgent