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6994Larry Wescott Postcard CollectionImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPlaces, Island
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Color postcards of Maine and surrounding region (New Brunswick, Canada). Several aerial photographs. 1. Patten, the Northern Gateway to Baxter Park and the Southern Gateway to the Allagash Wilderness is a lumbering and farming center. The Ashland road to the east of 2440' Mount Chase points north. Aerial photograph. 2. Between Stonington on Deer Isle and Crotch Island left, Deer Island Thorofare points a finger toward East Penobscot and Vinal Haven. Aerial photograph. 3. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Summer Home on Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada, now an international shrine. 4. Moose Peak Light on east end of Mistake Island is six miles south-east of Jonesport. Beyond Steel Harbor and Head Harbor Islands is Englishman Bay. 5. The fixed white light on Mulholland Point is a welcome guide to yachtsmen and fishermen who stem Lubec Narrows, that surges between Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada and Lubec, Maine. 6. From the northern tip of Campobello Island, the fixed red light at East Quoddy Head marks the deep water turning point between the Bay of Fundy, right and Head Harbor passage to Quoddy Bay, left. 7. Looking northwest over Castine, home of the Maine Maritime Academy. This peninsula between Penobscot Bay left and Bagaduce River has been held successively by the Indians, French, Dutch, English and Americans. Aerial photograph. 8. Looking north across the inner harbor and village of Blue Hill toward the October clothed 940' mountain that inspired the name. Aerial photograph. 9. The Burnham Tavern, built in 1770 by Job Burnham is the oldest building in eastern Maine and the only one with Revolutionary history. This museum, open to the public during the summer months, is listed on the Register of National Historic Places and is maintained by the Hannah Weston Chapter, DAR. 10. These sturdy canoes on the sandy shore of West Grand Lake at Grand Lake Stream are manufactured locally. 11. Isolated, waveswept Saddleback Ledge Light guards the entrance to East Penobscot Bay. To the west is Brimstone Island and Vinal Haven. Aerial photograph. 12. The waterfront of Eastport, Maine. This easternmost city in the United States is on Moose Island, that separates Quoddy Bay from Cobscook Bay. Between the city and Cobscook Bay is the airport. Aerial photograph. 13. West Quoddy Head Light overlooking the Bay of Fundy at the entrance to Quoddy Roads marks the easternmost point of land in the USA. Leaving Route 189 at Lubec, it is about four miles south to this spectacular spot. 14. Buck Harbor at South Brooksville in the East Penobscot Bay Region is one of Maine's finest. Deep water approach either side of Harbor Island. Eggemoggin Reach extends south east between the Maine land and the Deer Isles. Aerial photograph. 15. Browns Head Light on the north west point of Vinal Haven Island guards the western entrance to Fox Island Thorofare. Beyond the Sugar Leaves and Crabtree Point, on North Haven Island, the Camden Hills accentuate the beauty seen from this spectacular spot. 16. Busy Beals Island in Washington County has a thriving lobster business. The bridge from Beals joins the mainland at Jonesport. 17. Mark Island Light, as seen from Schoodic Point Road, graces the entrance to Winter Harbor. It is now a private residence. 18. This Old Lombard Loghauler, the "only one in captivity", is on exhibition at the Lumberman's Museum, Patten, Maine. 19. Libby Island Light, at the entrance to Machias Bay on Southwest Island, Washington County, one of the many Island Sentinels guarding the rockbound coast of Maine. Aerial photograph. 20. At Kokadjo, Maine, this sign, beside the road that joins Greenville with Millinocket, Patten, Baxter State Park and the Allagash wilderness, expresses the sentiments of all lovers of God's Country. 21. At South Branch Ponds in Baxter State Park, shelters are available. Beyond these ponds the Pogy Notch Trail leads to Russel Pond. The Russel Pond Trail continues south between Russel Mountain and Turner Mountain, center, to Roaring Brook Camp Ground. Aerial photograph. 22. Middel Fowler Pond, in the northeast corner of Baxter State Park. The rainbow trout in this spring fed pond, nestled between Billfish Moutain and Bald Mountain, lure the fishermen over the three mile trail from the Mattagamon Road. Aerial photograph. 23. The Harbor at Stonington, on the southern shore of Deer Isle is sheltered from the southwest wind by Greens Head. Many lovely islands in this area. The Thoroughfare points towards Jericho Bay. 24. Mark Island Light in East Penobscot Bay is a welcome guide to fishermen and yachtsmen. Directly behind the lighthouse is Stonington and the entrance to Deer Island Thoroughfare. Aerial photograph. 25. Milbridge at the head of navigation on Narraguagus Bay. To the north, Cherryfield is at the head of tidewater on Narraguagus River. Aerial photograph. 26. At Prospect Harbor, the Light House and Astronautics Station illustrate the old and new methods of "Aid to navigation". 27. Ram Island Light. This flashing red light guides the mariner who uses Fisherman Island Passage. To the north is Ocean Point.. Aerial photograph. 28. Burnt Island Light on the west side of the entrance to Boothbay Harbor was built in 1821. Aerial photograph. 29. The Cuckolds. This light, directly south of Cape Newagen is dearly loved by visitors to the Boothbay region. 30. Pemaquid Light. Pemaquid Point. The streaked, metamorphic rock on this whole point beckons many visitors. 31. At Sullivan, beside U.S. Highway One, this view across Frenchman Bay shows part of the Mount Desert Hills. 1532 foot Cadillac Mountain, center, in Bar Harbor, is the highest land on the Atlantic coast of the U.S.A. 32. Bunkers Harbor, Maine. 33. Manticus Rock, on the Maine Coast, about 22 miles southeast of Rockland, is a favorite nesting place for seabirds, notably the Atlantic Puffin. This is a protected sanctuary. Aerial photograph (pilot George Robbins). 34. Thoreau Island, in Grand Lake Montagamon, commands an excellent view of Trout Brook Mountain in Baxter State Park. On his Allagash exploration of the Maine Woods, Henry David Thoreau, his companion and Indian guide Joe Polis, landed on this island July 30, 1857. Aerial photograph (pilot Rae Porter). 35. Allen Cove, Stonington. Lovely vistas in the Deer Isle region attract many famous artists. 36. Indian Island Light guards the entrance to Rockport Harbor. Aerial photograph. 37. Portland Head Light. This famous sentinel, built in 1790-1, guards the western approach to Casco Bay and Portland Harbor. Its first lighthouse keeper was appointed by George Washington. 38. Blacksmith shop for lumber camp of the 1890's (left). Reproduction of lumber camp for small crew in 1820, built without a nail (right). Lumbermen's Museum, Patten, Maine. 39. Patten is a lumbering, farming and manufacturing center. This is the Northern Gateway to the Allagash Wilderness. Main Street points north, east of Mount Chase. Aerial photograph. 40. Egg Rock Light, at the entrance to Frenchman Bay, with its flashing red beacon, may be seen from the Ocean Drive and from the summit of Cadillac Mountain, Bar Harbor, Maine. Aerial photograph. 41. The Deer Isle Bridge over Eggemoggin Reach is the gateway to an artist's paradise and to the greatest concentration of small islands on the Maine Coast, also on the coast of the U.S.A. Aerial photograph. 42. The EVERETT LIBBY crossing Blue Hill Bay. This staunch steel craft is one of several such ferries that serve Maine's large island communities, such as Vinalhaven, North Haven, Islesboro and Swans Island. Aerial photograph. 43. Prospect Harbor, Maine. The Lighthouse and the Astronautics Station represent the old and the new methods of aids to navigation. To the west is Cadillac Mountain in Bar Harbor. Aerial photograph. 44. Saint Croix Island, now a National Monument, is located 10 miles south of Calais in the St. Croix River. The first settlement by Europeans north of Florida was on this island in 1604-05. Aerial photograph.Augustus D. Phillips63 Postcards
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Color postcards of Maine and surrounding region (New Brunswick, Canada). Several aerial photographs. 1. Patten, the Northern Gateway to Baxter Park and the Southern Gateway to the Allagash Wilderness is a lumbering and farming center. The Ashland road to the east of 2440' Mount Chase points north. Aerial photograph. 2. Between Stonington on Deer Isle and Crotch Island left, Deer Island Thorofare points a finger toward East Penobscot and Vinal Haven. Aerial photograph. 3. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Summer Home on Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada, now an international shrine. 4. Moose Peak Light on east end of Mistake Island is six miles south-east of Jonesport. Beyond Steel Harbor and Head Harbor Islands is Englishman Bay. 5. The fixed white light on Mulholland Point is a welcome guide to yachtsmen and fishermen who stem Lubec Narrows, that surges between Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada and Lubec, Maine. 6. From the northern tip of Campobello Island, the fixed red light at East Quoddy Head marks the deep water turning point between the Bay of Fundy, right and Head Harbor passage to Quoddy Bay, left. 7. Looking northwest over Castine, home of the Maine Maritime Academy. This peninsula between Penobscot Bay left and Bagaduce River has been held successively by the Indians, French, Dutch, English and Americans. Aerial photograph. 8. Looking north across the inner harbor and village of Blue Hill toward the October clothed 940' mountain that inspired the name. Aerial photograph. 9. The Burnham Tavern, built in 1770 by Job Burnham is the oldest building in eastern Maine and the only one with Revolutionary history. This museum, open to the public during the summer months, is listed on the Register of National Historic Places and is maintained by the Hannah Weston Chapter, DAR. 10. These sturdy canoes on the sandy shore of West Grand Lake at Grand Lake Stream are manufactured locally. 11. Isolated, waveswept Saddleback Ledge Light guards the entrance to East Penobscot Bay. To the west is Brimstone Island and Vinal Haven. Aerial photograph. 12. The waterfront of Eastport, Maine. This easternmost city in the United States is on Moose Island, that separates Quoddy Bay from Cobscook Bay. Between the city and Cobscook Bay is the airport. Aerial photograph. 13. West Quoddy Head Light overlooking the Bay of Fundy at the entrance to Quoddy Roads marks the easternmost point of land in the USA. Leaving Route 189 at Lubec, it is about four miles south to this spectacular spot. 14. Buck Harbor at South Brooksville in the East Penobscot Bay Region is one of Maine's finest. Deep water approach either side of Harbor Island. Eggemoggin Reach extends south east between the Maine land and the Deer Isles. Aerial photograph. 15. Browns Head Light on the north west point of Vinal Haven Island guards the western entrance to Fox Island Thorofare. Beyond the Sugar Leaves and Crabtree Point, on North Haven Island, the Camden Hills accentuate the beauty seen from this spectacular spot. 16. Busy Beals Island in Washington County has a thriving lobster business. The bridge from Beals joins the mainland at Jonesport. 17. Mark Island Light, as seen from Schoodic Point Road, graces the entrance to Winter Harbor. It is now a private residence. 18. This Old Lombard Loghauler, the "only one in captivity", is on exhibition at the Lumberman's Museum, Patten, Maine. 19. Libby Island Light, at the entrance to Machias Bay on Southwest Island, Washington County, one of the many Island Sentinels guarding the rockbound coast of Maine. Aerial photograph. 20. At Kokadjo, Maine, this sign, beside the road that joins Greenville with Millinocket, Patten, Baxter State Park and the Allagash wilderness, expresses the sentiments of all lovers of God's Country. 21. At South Branch Ponds in Baxter State Park, shelters are available. Beyond these ponds the Pogy Notch Trail leads to Russel Pond. The Russel Pond Trail continues south between Russel Mountain and Turner Mountain, center, to Roaring Brook Camp Ground. Aerial photograph. 22. Middel Fowler Pond, in the northeast corner of Baxter State Park. The rainbow trout in this spring fed pond, nestled between Billfish Moutain and Bald Mountain, lure the fishermen over the three mile trail from the Mattagamon Road. Aerial photograph. 23. The Harbor at Stonington, on the southern shore of Deer Isle is sheltered from the southwest wind by Greens Head. Many lovely islands in this area. The Thoroughfare points towards Jericho Bay. 24. Mark Island Light in East Penobscot Bay is a welcome guide to fishermen and yachtsmen. Directly behind the lighthouse is Stonington and the entrance to Deer Island Thoroughfare. Aerial photograph. 25. Milbridge at the head of navigation on Narraguagus Bay. To the north, Cherryfield is at the head of tidewater on Narraguagus River. Aerial photograph. 26. At Prospect Harbor, the Light House and Astronautics Station illustrate the old and new methods of "Aid to navigation". 27. Ram Island Light. This flashing red light guides the mariner who uses Fisherman Island Passage. To the north is Ocean Point.. Aerial photograph. 28. Burnt Island Light on the west side of the entrance to Boothbay Harbor was built in 1821. Aerial photograph. 29. The Cuckolds. This light, directly south of Cape Newagen is dearly loved by visitors to the Boothbay region. 30. Pemaquid Light. Pemaquid Point. The streaked, metamorphic rock on this whole point beckons many visitors. 31. At Sullivan, beside U.S. Highway One, this view across Frenchman Bay shows part of the Mount Desert Hills. 1532 foot Cadillac Mountain, center, in Bar Harbor, is the highest land on the Atlantic coast of the U.S.A. 32. Bunkers Harbor, Maine. 33. Manticus Rock, on the Maine Coast, about 22 miles southeast of Rockland, is a favorite nesting place for seabirds, notably the Atlantic Puffin. This is a protected sanctuary. Aerial photograph (pilot George Robbins). 34. Thoreau Island, in Grand Lake Montagamon, commands an excellent view of Trout Brook Mountain in Baxter State Park. On his Allagash exploration of the Maine Woods, Henry David Thoreau, his companion and Indian guide Joe Polis, landed on this island July 30, 1857. Aerial photograph (pilot Rae Porter). 35. Allen Cove, Stonington. Lovely vistas in the Deer Isle region attract many famous artists. 36. Indian Island Light guards the entrance to Rockport Harbor. Aerial photograph. 37. Portland Head Light. This famous sentinel, built in 1790-1, guards the western approach to Casco Bay and Portland Harbor. Its first lighthouse keeper was appointed by George Washington. 38. Blacksmith shop for lumber camp of the 1890's (left). Reproduction of lumber camp for small crew in 1820, built without a nail (right). Lumbermen's Museum, Patten, Maine. 39. Patten is a lumbering, farming and manufacturing center. This is the Northern Gateway to the Allagash Wilderness. Main Street points north, east of Mount Chase. Aerial photograph. 40. Egg Rock Light, at the entrance to Frenchman Bay, with its flashing red beacon, may be seen from the Ocean Drive and from the summit of Cadillac Mountain, Bar Harbor, Maine. Aerial photograph. 41. The Deer Isle Bridge over Eggemoggin Reach is the gateway to an artist's paradise and to the greatest concentration of small islands on the Maine Coast, also on the coast of the U.S.A. Aerial photograph. 42. The EVERETT LIBBY crossing Blue Hill Bay. This staunch steel craft is one of several such ferries that serve Maine's large island communities, such as Vinalhaven, North Haven, Islesboro and Swans Island. Aerial photograph. 43. Prospect Harbor, Maine. The Lighthouse and the Astronautics Station represent the old and the new methods of aids to navigation. To the west is Cadillac Mountain in Bar Harbor. Aerial photograph. 44. Saint Croix Island, now a National Monument, is located 10 miles south of Calais in the St. Croix River. The first settlement by Europeans north of Florida was on this island in 1604-05. Aerial photograph. [show more]
6953Aerial view of the International BridgeImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPlaces, Island
Structures, Bridge
Places, Aerial
From Calais, Maine, to St. Stephens, New Brunswick, the International Bridge spans the St. Croix River that flows between these two cities.Augustus D. Phillips
Description:
From Calais, Maine, to St. Stephens, New Brunswick, the International Bridge spans the St. Croix River that flows between these two cities.
6952Aerial view of Machias Seal IslandsImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPlaces, Island
Structures, Other, Lighthouse
Places, Aerial
Remote and isolated in the Bay of Fundy, a favorite nesting place for sea birds, notably the Atlantic puffin.Luther S. Phillips
Description:
Remote and isolated in the Bay of Fundy, a favorite nesting place for sea birds, notably the Atlantic puffin.
6951Sail Boat Races at Northeast Harbor, MaineImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardVessels, Boat, Sailboat2 postcards
6021Gardens, Asticou InnImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPlaces, Garden
Places, Harbor
Gardens at Asticou Inn as seen from the porch. Taken sometime before 1941.1940's1 postcard
Description:
Gardens at Asticou Inn as seen from the porch. Taken sometime before 1941.
6020Coasting SchoonerImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardSepia tone shows two-masted schooner drying sails in Northeast Harbor. Roberts House (hotel) in background Used by S. E. Morison in his book on Mount Desert1951
Description:
Sepia tone shows two-masted schooner drying sails in Northeast Harbor. Roberts House (hotel) in background Used by S. E. Morison in his book on Mount Desert
6019Midsummer tree at Northeast HarborImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardBishop Doane, Presiding Margaret and Doane Gardiner standing in front of tree. Victoria Murphy1992
Description:
Bishop Doane, Presiding Margaret and Doane Gardiner standing in front of tree. Victoria Murphy
6018Interior, Saint Mary's Slab ChapelImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardSite of later Saint Mary's West of Kimball House site Victoria Murphy1992
Description:
Site of later Saint Mary's West of Kimball House site Victoria Murphy
6017"Peanut Row" Hall QuarryImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardBusinesses, Quarry
Structures, Civic, School
Structures
Hall Quarry showing the paving cutter's camps on "Peanut Row", the schoolhouse, and other buildings.19053 postcards
Description:
Hall Quarry showing the paving cutter's camps on "Peanut Row", the schoolhouse, and other buildings.
6016Booth Bros. Hurricane Isle Granite Co., Hall QuarryImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardBusinesses, QuarryShowing workers on the granite field at Hall Quarry with cut slabs of granite. Digital image from Jeff Dobbs Productions.1890's1 postcard
Description:
Showing workers on the granite field at Hall Quarry with cut slabs of granite. Digital image from Jeff Dobbs Productions.
6015Booth Bros. & Hurricane Isle Granite Co. QuarryImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardBusinesses, QuarryBooth Brothers Granite Company mining operation at Hall Quarry showing work houses and crane. James Grant Photographs1890's2 postcards
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Booth Brothers Granite Company mining operation at Hall Quarry showing work houses and crane. James Grant Photographs
6014Mount Desert Granite Co., Hall QuarryImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardBusinesses, QuarryMt. Desert Granite Company Quarry Showing work houses and drilling equipment. James Grant Photographs1890's1 postcard
Description:
Mt. Desert Granite Company Quarry Showing work houses and drilling equipment. James Grant Photographs
6013Great Cranberry from Cranberry PoolImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPlaces, IslandGreat Cranberry Island from Cranberry Pool.1 postcard
Description:
Great Cranberry Island from Cranberry Pool.
6012Vaughan's PointImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPlaces, ShoreLooking across Gilpatrick Cove to Smallidge Point. Hand colored. Shows Vaughan Cottage and Rock End Dock From site of Rock End HotelNEH1 postcard
Description:
Looking across Gilpatrick Cove to Smallidge Point. Hand colored. Shows Vaughan Cottage and Rock End Dock From site of Rock End Hotel
6011Front of Asticou Inn from lawnImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardStructures, Commercial, Lodging, InnAsticou Inn from the front lawn.1 postcard
Description:
Asticou Inn from the front lawn.
6010Asticou InnImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardStructures, Commercial, Lodging, InnAsticou Inn from across the street.1 postcard
Description:
Asticou Inn from across the street.
6009Marine Barracks, Quantico, VAImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardStructures, Civic19371 postcard
6008Philena ManchesterImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPeoplePortrait of Philena Manchester in white dress and feathered hat, sitting.19131 postcard
Description:
Portrait of Philena Manchester in white dress and feathered hat, sitting.
6007Smallidge PointImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPlaces, Shore
Places, Sound
1 postcard
6006Surf on Ocean Drive, Mount DesertImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPlaces, Shore2 postcards
6005View from Ocean Drive, Mount DesertImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPlaces, Shore1 postcard
6004View from Ocean Drive, Mount DesertImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPlaces, Shore1 postcard
6003Rockefeller Road, Seal Harbor, MEImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPlaces, Carriage RoadNote on back: One of the Rockefeller Roads among the hills, used for driving and horseback riding. Many miles of these roads used by public.Charles A. Townsend1 postcard
Description:
Note on back: One of the Rockefeller Roads among the hills, used for driving and horseback riding. Many miles of these roads used by public.
6002Bubble PondImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPlaces, Pond1 postcard
6001View from Mount RoadImage, Postcard, Picture PostcardPlaces, Road1 postcard