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By Gay M. Grant

this excellent 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 right down to Merrymeeting Bay at the coast. neighborhood writer homosexual M. provide has introduced jointly greater than 200 attractive pictures taken by way of talented neighborhood photographer Herman Bryant among 1890 and 1936. This quantity makes those pictures on hand to the general public for the 1st time. the photographs deliver to existence the folk, locations, and occasions that outlined the background of the world in this intriguing period. We see the Kennebec River at its business height, while industries reminiscent of lumber, paper, ice, and shipbuilding covered its banks. We come across structures reminiscent of Maine’s outdated capitol development (before its refurbishment) and the Blaine apartment because it used to appear. We witness bad tragedies corresponding to the educate destroy 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 interesting interval. in the course of the pages of this e-book, our earlier reaches out to us.

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