Image from page 19 of “The sea coast resorts of eastern Maine, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Cape Breton” (1893)
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Title: The sea coast resorts of eastern Maine, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Cape Breton
Year: 1893 (1890s)
Authors: International Steamship Company
Subjects: Seaside resorts
Publisher: [Boston, s.n.]
Contributing Library: Queen’s University Library, W.D. Jordan Special Collections and Music Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Queen’s University – University of Toronto Libraries
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ess wrath that rises and subsides,In the white lip, and tremor of the face. Sail on ! it says, sail on ye stately ships,And with your fleeting bridge the oceans span ,Be mine to guard this light from all eclipse,Be yours to bring man nearer unto man. A passing incident in connection with the Two Lights may hereprove of interest. Just within their shadow, upon the rocks surroundingBroad Cove, Cape Elizabeth, the good ship Bohemian, an iron Englishmail steamer of the Allan Line, for whom Portland forms the winter portduring the close time of the St. Lawrence River by ice, struck and wastorn in pieces by the waves one stormy April morning of the year 1862. Many lives were lost upon this the last occasion of disaster to a passengersteamer, attended by loss of life, which has visited the eastern shore. Can many transportation lines, carrying the traffic which offers uponthese favorite water routes, show a better record than thirty years withoutloss of life to its thousands carried yearly ?
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fffli- CHAPTER THIRD • k£t^*~ *^*y& PORTLAND, MAINE, THE BIRTHPLACE OF LONGFELLOW A PICTURESQUE HARBOR AT SUNDOWN — THROUGH THE CITY —ROUTES TO NOTED TOURIST RESORTS. Often I think of the beautiful town That is seated by the sea;Often in thought go up and downThe pleasant streets of that dear old town, And my youth comes back to me. HPHE entrance to Portland harbor, after passing the light at Portland?** Head, is through the broad ship channel with the Cape Shore uponthe left, and Cushings Island forming the right extreme. An extended view of Portlands summer hotels and cottages may be hadfrom this point. The Cape Shore is lined with the summer homes ofthe citys business men, many of them most imposing subjects of modernarchitecture. This shore also bears pleasant hotels, the Cape Cottageand Ocean House for example, many boarding-houses, and the coastdefences of the city whose sunset gun speeds the departing day. Upon Cushings, to the right, rises the brqad roof and dome
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