Along the Kennebec: The Herman Bryant Collection (Images of by Gay M. Grant

By Gay M. Grant

this glorious new ebook 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. supply has introduced jointly greater than 200 appealing photos taken by way of talented neighborhood photographer Herman Bryant among 1890 and 1936. This quantity makes those pictures to be had to the general public for the 1st time. the photographs carry to lifestyles the folk, locations, and occasions that outlined the background of the world in this intriguing period. We see the Kennebec River at its commercial height, whilst industries similar to lumber, paper, ice, and shipbuilding coated its banks. We come upon structures resembling Maine’s outdated capitol construction (before its refurbishment) and the Blaine apartment because it used to seem. We witness poor tragedies reminiscent of the teach smash of 1905, and proportion in neighborhood celebrations too. We event 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. throughout the pages of this e-book, our previous reaches out to us.

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