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The Duck and the Dobbs Ferry Smoke Stack: The Rubber Ducky Project Week 9

The Duck and the Dobbs Ferry Smoke Stack features a rubber duck hanging out under the smoke stack on the north lawn of Waterfront Park in Dobbs Ferry, New York. At the beginning of 2013, I made a resolution to post a weekly photograph of a rubber duck. Because my daughter loved rubber duckies so much, my goal was to post a picture a week of one of her rubber ducks. Her ducks have showed up in some pretty unusual places over the past few years as part of The Rubber Ducky Project.

The Duck and the Dobbs Ferry Smoke Stack

Image Credits

The Duck and the Dobbs Ferry Smoke Stack © 2015 Heather Johnson


  1. Rosie

    February 27, 2016 at 11:39 am

    This is the most well traveled rubber duckie ever – and so that means you folks really see the sights – another cool picture!!

  2. Molli Vandehey

    February 27, 2016 at 11:50 am

    i did not know about this, this is adorable and ill be following it now!

  3. Enjoy Freebies (missfrosty1)

    February 27, 2016 at 5:22 pm

    I have always loved the idea of taking pics of a toy or other special object wherever we roam. I just keep forgetting to do this. I love how you chose the ducky and all the places it has been.

  4. Agnes

    February 27, 2016 at 5:32 pm

    how awesome that you take a picture with a rubber duck, very cool idea.

  5. Rochelle

    February 27, 2016 at 5:40 pm

    Oh I like this idea! Thanks for sharing.

  6. Obviously MARvelous

    February 27, 2016 at 7:20 pm

    I love the premise behind the project. What a sweet way to honor your daughter and something she loves.

  7. Amber Ludwig

    February 27, 2016 at 7:43 pm

    So neat!! I love ferrys!! We spent a vacation right by the mississippi one year and I loved watching all the barges and ferries go through!

  8. Karina - My Letters of Transit

    February 28, 2016 at 11:15 am

    I love the idea of taking something your child loves and incorporating it into your photos. It reminds me of the movie “Amelie” with the little garden gnome being photographed in landmarks throughout the world.

  9. Barrie

    February 28, 2016 at 1:57 pm

    I love this idea of taking photos of what your daughter loves.

  10. Mardene Carr

    February 28, 2016 at 11:55 pm

    These are the little things that kids will remember when they become adults

  11. ElizOF

    February 29, 2016 at 12:09 am

    I’m impressed by your dedication to get those duckies around… Next time you’re in our neck of the wood, give me a holla! 🙂
    Eliz Frank

    • Heather Johnson

      February 29, 2016 at 9:00 am

      The duck lives in my purse and goes everywhere with me. I just have to remember to take pictures when we are out and about!

  12. Kiwi

    February 29, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    I actually collect rubber duckies! This is a super odd place for a duck to appear but its cute!

  13. Jerry Marquardt

    February 29, 2016 at 6:47 pm

    It looks great except the smokestack. Other than that, it would be good.

  14. Anamika Ojha

    February 29, 2016 at 9:53 pm

    Awn…its cute and fun DIY. Thanks for sharing it to us!

  15. slehan

    March 1, 2016 at 3:10 pm

    That’s one traveling ducky. Fun.
    slehan at juno dot com

  16. Edna Williams

    March 4, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    That’s cute! Thanks for sharing!

  17. Jerry Marquardt

    March 14, 2016 at 10:13 pm

    I liked the duck. It stand out as I was a photographer.

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