Locals recommended a lighthouse on the Nubble island as early as 1807, but one wasn’t built until 1879. The lighthouse was manned by a keeper until 1987 when it was automated.
This bridge spanning the Saco River in Fryeburg, Maine (USA), was built in 1857 by one J. Perry. It was built with a Paddleford truss, but later had arches added for better support. About 25 years ago the bridge deck was further reinforced with steel beams. It’s in a beautiful, quiet spot, exactly as you’d …
Found another cool Creative Commons use of one of my photos tonight on a site called 21st Century Abe .
Here’s the original:
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Abe Lincoln Jar, Fort McClary, Kittery, Maine
I wish I was better at planning these things, but sometimes you get lucky. I drove out to Fort McClary in Kittery, Maine today and was surprised to find a group of reenactors camping there for the weekend. Their tents provided a nice little extra.
The Blockhouse is unique not only for it’s shape and …