Contributed by Rockland Historical Society
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This is a view looking northwest up North Main Street from its intersection with Main Street in Rockland. The three-story brick building barely visible on the left is the Rankin Block.
Next to it stands a small, white, frame barbershop. A little farther up North Main Street stands a white frame house owned by Samuel Rankin and just beyond that is the two-story brick house built by David Gay and owned in 1875 by Samuel Rankin.
A cooper from Blackington's Corner or beyond is driving a wagon-load of empty barrels down the middle of North Main Street to a lime kiln along the shore.
About This Item
- Title: North Main Street, Northwest from the Rankin Block, Rockland, ca. 1875
- Creator: Armbrust, James P.
- Creation Date: circa 1875
- Subject Date: circa 1875
- Town: Rockland
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Stereograph
- Dimensions: 11.5 cm x 17.5 cm
- Local Code: 2010.4.150
- Collection: Stereo Views
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- City & town life--Maine--Rockland
- Stores & shops--Maine--Rockland
For more information about this item, contact:Rockland Historical Society
P.O. Box 1331, 80 Union Street, Rockland, ME 04841
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