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Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.
Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.
After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.
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146. This bridge was constructed by the Maine State Highway Commission in 1923. This two span slab concrete span is the eastern bridge of the pair.
… of the 20th century, Lubec and Eastport were the twin centers of this fishery industry. The sardines canned there were really little herring, the…
… Building: Lobster Boats and Skiffs Dory with Twin Girls, Scarborough, ca. 1905Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum…