Red Wing Scow, Islesboro, ca. 1933

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Red Wing Scow, Islesboro, ca. 1933

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This photograph is of Islesboro's first form of vehicle transportation on and off the island. The Red Wing was a small scow, owned by Lee McCorison and in operation between 1933 and 1936. It's maximum capacity was four cars. The cars would drive onto the beach, then board the vessel. The Red Wing was no longer used for transportation after the building of the first ferry, the Governor Brann.

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About This Item

  • Title: Red Wing Scow, Islesboro, ca. 1933
  • Creation Date: circa 1933
  • Subject Date: circa 1933
  • Town: Islesboro
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Open Photo Collection, Vessels
  • Object Type: Image

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Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301, 388 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848
(207) 734-6733

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