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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

plants specifically identified as such when the syndicate was powerful at the beginning of the century. So far, there is just this one from the…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII

A lobster canning factory was built in Old Harbor, although demand fluctuated. By 1890 prices grew higher and boats grew larger as the easy to reach…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Telephone communication

… was president of the Swan’s Island telephone company, one of his many enterprises. Another resident, Russell Burns, was the island lineman for many…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Salmon industry

It was purchased by a Norwegian company in 2000 and closed in 2003. Most of the pens have been dismantled and the parts have been recycled for other…

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

… old mail route was discontinued and a steamboat company contracted to bring the mail daily from Rockland to Old Harbor This is a much more direct…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - V. Changing times: the Swan’s Island Ferry

It was purchased by a Norwegian company in 2000 and closed in 2003. Unloading the first ferry, Swan's Island, 1960Item Contributed bySwan's…