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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

… Society Johnson's or Potato Island with Harry Johnson's boat yard and the Patch Medicinal Oil factory where cod liver oil was pressed.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining Baird's Quarry

and Isaac Stinson in a boat in the Quarry Pond, Minturn, Swan's Island. The men are setting up the hose to drain the pond.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

… left was the office where they sold various small boat related items and there was a place for the bookkeeper.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Lobstering

Boat engines and fishing equipment also changed. Fishing for tuna with a harpoon, Swan's Island, ca.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Quarrying

Boats under sail (in the 1890s) or steam boats, soon thereafter, would come into Burnt Coat Harbor and collect brick sized cut stone.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Summer Pleasures

… enjoyed a picnic at the beach or a ride in a boat. Four friends at Fine Sand Beach, Swan's Island, ca.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - II. Pinkies, wherries, skiffs and chebaccos: Early Settlement

Chebacco boats were larger, two-masted vessels. These boats were after cod and haddock, the only marketable fish at the time.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 1 of 2

The shipyard and the seaport ceased to exist. Boat Building: Lobster Boats and Skiffs Dory with Twin Girls, Scarborough, ca.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

Initially these settlers came to cut timber for boat building and to cultivate the land for their family’s food. Early fishing schooner, ca.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Island Postmistresses

… Desert and was brought to this island when a sail boat chanced to visit those places This was very inconvenient to the settlers and often the…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Caring For Our Families and Friends

Using its boat Sunbeam, the Mission “aids the (Maine coastal or island) town or plantation in finding and supporting a nurse or physician” including…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Farming

Sheep would often be put on a boat and brought to one of the smaller outer islands for grazing. The independence of islanders to raise their own food…