From our December 1977 issue.
From a story by Jay Hutchins, published in the winter of 1961. Photographed by Harry Packard.
From the story “Off to the Banks Again” by Lew Dietz in our January 1958 issue.
From “Icy Thrills & Spills” in our December 1992 issue.
From the article “Practice Makes Perfect” in our November 1985 issue. Photograph by Neal Parent.
From “King of the Occult” by Lois Lowry in our November 1977 issue.
From our August 1991 issue: Braving iceburgs, the schooner ‘Bowdoin’ sailed 2,800 miles last summer along the route charted, by Admiral, Donald MacMillan on his twenty-six Arctic trips, 1924–54, in this venerable vessel.
From “The Man Who Gave Maine Its Reid State Park” by Ralph B. Whittum in our September 1969 issue. Photograph by John A. Lynch.
In the afternoon of July 20, 1963, a total solar eclipse was visible along a path 53 miles wide across the middle of Maine.
From “Symbols of the Maine Coast — Herring Gulls” in our August 1956 issue.
From “On Damariscotta Lake,” in the June 1984 issue. 33 years later, families still take to the water to fish, paddle, or simply splash with the kids.
From “Machias River Log Drive,” in our May 1971 issue. A couple of months after this article was published, the Maine State Legislature passed a law to end log drives for good.