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Through the ice-bound harbor, 1913

Through the ice-bound harbor, 1913

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The powerful steamboat Monhegan is making its way through the ice as it approached the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in the dead of winter. Steamboats provided a vital connection to Friendship, which is located at the end of an eight-mile long peninsula and had very poor roads connecting it to larger inland communities at that time.

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