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Packing lobsters at Farrin's Wharf, South Bristol, ca. 1973

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Packing lobsters at Farrin's Wharf, South Bristol, ca. 1973

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In this postcard made by Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company in the 1970s, Howard Plummer and his son Chuck Plummer, can be seen packing lobsters into wooden crates for shipment to market by truck. This photograph was taken at Farrin's Wharf, a busy commercial fishing dock from the 1950's until the late 1980's, on the eastern Gut in South Bristol.

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  • Title: Packing lobsters at Farrin's Wharf, South Bristol, ca. 1973
  • Creator: Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company
  • Creation Date: circa 1973
  • Subject Date: circa 1973
  • Town: South Bristol
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: postcard
  • Dimensions (cm): 8.5 x 13.5
  • Local Code: 2012.15.002
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

South Bristol Historical Society
P. O. Box 229, South Bristol, ME 04568
(207) 644-1584
http://www.southbristolhistoricalsociety.org

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