Ice on river temporarily closes Anderson Ferry By Tana Weingartner • Jan 31, 2014 TweetShareGoogle+Email View Slideshow 1 of 6 The Anderson Ferry operates 364 days per year unless weather forces a closure. Tana Weingartner / WVXU View Slideshow 2 of 6 Ice build up at the ferry's Ohio landing. Tana Weingartner / WVXU View Slideshow 3 of 6 The ice isn't keeping everyone off the river. Here an empty barge clips downriver. Tana Weingartner / WVXU View Slideshow 4 of 6 The ferry is waiting out the ice at its Kentucky port. Tana Weingartner / WVXU View Slideshow 5 of 6 An ice float bobs in the wake of a passing barge. Tana Weingartner / WVXU View Slideshow 6 of 6 Tana Weingartner / WVXU Ice on the Ohio River has the Anderson Ferry closed for a third day in a row. The ferry has been around since 1817 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tags: Anderson Ferrypolar vortexTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Cold isn't keeping everyone indoors By Tana Weingartner • Jan 28, 2014 Tana Weingartner / WVXU Another Polar Vortex is sweeping across the region forcing many indoors but there are still some adventurous souls braving the cold. Nathan Cramer normally plays in-line hockey but earlier this year he invested in a pair of hockey skates. "I got my own ice skates this year," said Cramer. "I bought them knowing it was going to get cold enough and there'd be some free ice to play on."