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The bridge and the former Gray's Store, South Bristol, 1997

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The bridge and the former Gray's Store, South Bristol, 1997

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Looking to the southeast from the deck of the bridge over the "Gut" in South Bristol village, the former Gray's Store was in a state of major disrepair in 1997. Since it was built around the turn of the century, it has been a grocery store, restaurant, storage room, and once it even had a dance hall on the second floor. The warning lights and red-striped barrier in the center of the image warn motorists when the bridge is about to swing open to allow marine traffic to pass back and forth between John's Bay and the Damariscotta River.

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  • Title: The bridge and the former Gray's Store, South Bristol, 1997
  • Creator: Chapman, Yvonne
  • Creation Date: 1997
  • Subject Date: 1997
  • Local Name: South Bristol village
  • Town: South Bristol
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: color photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 8.8 x 12.9
  • Local Code: 1000.02.028 F
  • 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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