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By Gay M. Grant

ISBN-10: 0738564338

ISBN-13: 9780738564333

ISBN-10: 1531642004

ISBN-13: 9781531642006

this glorious new publication takes us again in time to go to the agricultural groups that thrived alongside the banks of the Kennebec River round the flip of the century—from Augusta and Gardiner all the way down to Merrymeeting Bay at the coast. neighborhood writer homosexual M. furnish has introduced jointly greater than 2 hundred attractive pictures taken through talented neighborhood photographer Herman Bryant among 1890 and 1936. This quantity makes those images to be had to the general public for the 1st time. the photographs deliver to lifestyles the folks, areas, and occasions that outlined the background of the world in this interesting period. We see the Kennebec River at its commercial top, whilst industries akin to lumber, paper, ice, and shipbuilding covered its banks. We come upon structures akin to Maine’s outdated capitol development (before its refurbishment) and the Blaine condo because it used to seem. We witness poor tragedies akin to the educate spoil of 1905, and proportion in neighborhood celebrations too. We adventure the Age of Steam and the Age of Sail of their heyday. most vital of all, we meet the folk who lived and enjoyed, labored and performed in those groups all through this attention-grabbing interval. during the pages of this publication, our previous reaches out to us.

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