June 1977



Images of Times Past

Rare color photographs of early Maine life. By Marius B. Péladeau.

More Bounty from the Ocean

Rockweed makes for an uncommon business. By Anne Weber.

All About Skunks

Antisocial perhaps, but useful nonetheless. By Anne S. Bittker.

Chosen Works

A Bangor crafts cooperative that works. By Jay Davis.

Monhegan Sojourn

Rocky cliffs and a lesson in lamp lighting. By Carol McCabe.

Lady Pepperrell House

A little lady’s big extravagance survives in Kittery. By Margot Phillips.

The Young Man and the Sea

An epic struggle with a giant broadbill. By Robert Nealey.

Changing Face of the Allagash

Photographic essay by Lynn Franklin.

The Wonderful Observing Machine

Moody’s tower dominated the Portland waterfront. By Charles B. Fobes.

Windjammer Cook

Coping with keen appetites and a wood stove. By Lois Lowry.



Room With A View

While L.L. Bean has been fashionable with me for a number of years, I was stunned to learn that it had been embraced by the jet set, and it stirred anew a free-floating anxiety I have possessed for some time. Is Maine becoming chic? By Caskie Stinnett.

North By East

Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.

Down East Bookshelf

Runestruck by Calvin Trillin

Outdoor Maine

Good Season Seen for Atlantic Salmon Fishing


Cover: “Blacksmith Shop, West New Portland,” c. 1902, a hand-colored photograph By Chansonetta Stanley Emmons.

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