This photo was taken about 1955, just as we were about to board the Hatteras Inlet ferry.
The ferry was owned and operated by Hatteras Island native, Frazier Peele. You can read about the Peele family, and see more vintage photos, here: http://www.hatterasgear.com/oldhatte.html.
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is a brief history of the Soundfront Inn,
one of the oldest structures on the island. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news102113.htm.