Tag Archives: Bearskin Neck

Watching the Launching, Rockport, Mass., circa 1920

Here is a companion to the postcard published here earlier this week, The Inner Harbor after the Launching. This time, we see the scene during the launching. Onlookers line the pier beside Motif No. 1 to get a good view. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Inner Harbor After the Launching, Rockport, Mass., c. 1920

An earlier post here showed the launching of the “Evelyn and Ralph,” a reminder that shipbuilding was once common on Rockport’s Bearskin Neck. Another postcard showed a ship under construction on the Neck. This postcard, by the Rockport Photo Bureau, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Bearskin Neck and the ‘Yellow Bowl,’ Rockport, Mass., c. 1929

Compare this view of Bearskin Neck with the lower one in this post.┬áBoth are by Rockport Photo Bureau and appear to be from the same time period. Who knows, they could have both been shot the same day. This one … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Two Old Views Looking Down Bearskin Neck

Here are two postcards with virtually identical perspectives looking down Bearskin Neck towards town. Both have the exact same caption, both are published by Rockport Photo Bureau and printed by The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y. Neither provides a date. Despite … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Old Fisherman Lane, Rockport, Mass., 1919

The postmark on this card is dated 1919. The card shows what is now known as Bearskin Neck. To the right is a boat being built.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 3 Comments