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Dirty Laundry On Swan’s Island

text by Kaitlin Webber for The Working Waterfront Jean Ranquist monkeying around on a Swan’s Island tree, laundry line in the background (1958-1959). Courtesy of the Gwen May Collection, Swan’s Island Historical Society. Time to talk about Swan’s Island’s dirty laundry! This isn’t knitting group gossip; I mean that literally. As a member of a generation […]

We All Have Our Reasons #1613

Recent photo from Penobscot Island Air: Here are some numbers for you. On one busy day last week, Penobscot Island Air operated 52 revenue flights moving 88 passengers, 212 freight packages, 950 pounds of mail, and 13 boxes of groceries. All of this with three airplanes and 300 gallons of fuel.

The People Behind The Plane

photograph and text by Karen Zimmerman An excerpt from Maine Vanities, a collection of essays about the people and stories behind vanity license plates. FLY_180 Gary and Maureen Norris The white Cessna 180 bobs and shifts on the sparkling waters of Moosehead Lake. Gary Norris and his wife Maureen pull their canoe off the pontoons and tie […]

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