Monthly Archives: December 2014

Freezer and Cold Storage Building of the Interstate Fish Corporation, 1918

In 1918, George W. Perkins — described in news reports as a “prominent fish magnate” — constructed this freezer and cold storage building on T-Wharf in Rockport. Perkins had scouted locations along both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts before settling … Continue reading

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Life Saving Station and Straitsmouth Inn, Rockport, Mass., c. 1915

Even though the Life Saving Station and the Straitsmouth Inn were nearby each other on Rockport’s Gap Head, it is rare to see them together in the same postcard. This view looks across Gap Cove from along Marmion Way, and … Continue reading

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Boiling Spring, Pigeon Cove, Mass., c. 1912

I need your help with this one. The location depicted in this postcard is a mystery to me. I am hoping that some astute readers can provide me with more information. Some sources believe it was in the area of … Continue reading

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