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Bonners Ferry, Idaho: Foundering Boat (The Barber Ship) (Gone)

"The Barber Ship" was a unique barber shop in the shape of a foundering boat or tiny ferry. Then a different business moved in, and the joke sank.

On the south side of town, on the east side of US 95/2/S. Main St., between Cody and Lincoln Sts. Across the road from Panhandle State Bank.
Oct. 2020: Reported gone.

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Business in a Foundering Boat

No longer there, we tried.

[Sean Conway, 09/25/2020]

We assume you're reporting that the whole ship building is gone. Without that "Barber Ship" angle, it was only a matter of time.

The Barber Ship

Just drove by the Barber Ship and it is now "Aspen Personal in Home Care." The building is still there, but not a barber shop.

[Joe Traveler, 07/17/2014]

Devastating loss of a roadside pun.

The Barber Ship.

The Barber Ship

I saw someone else had mentioned "The Barber Ship" and I happened to drive right by it on my way to Coeur d'Alene. The building looks like a sinking ship! Very cool! It wasn't open when I was there but I peeked in the window and it looks like they have the whole "ship motif" going on inside, as well as outside. Very unique place!

[Kevin Young, 12/18/2006]
The Barber Ship

A unique barber shop in the shape of a tipped boat....never been in it but would like to someday! Worth checking out!

[Pat, 04/14/2002]

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