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Table Rock and Kineo Mountain, 1888

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Table Rock and Kineo Mountain, 1888

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In this August 1, 1888 John Dunn photo, three fisherman use Table Rock as a casting platform to tempt some of Moosehead Lake’s brook trout.

In the late 19th century, a canoe, bamboo fly-fishing pole loaded with silk fly line and a hand-tied fly were considered state-of-the-art equipment. The three fisherman are dwarfed by the dramatic backdrop of Mount Kineo, a hallmark of Moosehead Lake that can be seen from miles around.

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  • Title: Table Rock and Kineo Mountain, 1888
  • Creator: Dunn, John W.G.
  • Creation Date: 1888-08-01
  • Subject Date: 1888-08-01
  • Town: Kineo Twp.
  • County: Piscataquis
  • State: ME
  • Media: Cabinet photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 14 x 22
  • Local Code: Coll. 447 Box 1
  • Collection: Dunn, John W. G. (John Warner Grigg) photographs and diaries
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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