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Established by Thomas Manchester in the latter half of the 19th Century, the coal wharf eventually became owned by the Branscom family under the name Branscom's Coal and Wood and provided a thriving business until the 1970's. A private home now sits on the property, using the coal wharf as a private dock. A schooner is shown at the dock unloading its cargo.
About This Item
- Title: Coal Wharf, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1925
- Creation Date: circa 1925
- Subject Date: circa 1925
- Location: Mount Desert, Hancock County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 12 cm x 9 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Piers & wharves--Maine--Mount Desert--Northeast Harbor
- Coal--Maine--Mount Desert
- Ships--Maine--Mount Desert
- Mount Desert Island (Me.)
For more information about this item, contact:Great Harbor Maritime Museum
124 Main St, PO Box 145, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662
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