Vintage Autos in Market Square – Holton Maine c 1930 – After old pictures of forgotten Maine photos. Click here to see more versions. Continue reading MAINE – Vintage Autos in Market Square – Holton Maine c 1930
A painting created from a vintage B&W photo of downtown Calais, Maine, Circa 1920 Click here to see more versions Continue reading MAINE – Downtown Calais, Maine, Circa 1920
This project discusses one of the first sightings of a Sea Serpent along our coast as well as links and information on more sightings. But are they real? It’s for you to decide!! Click here for more information. Continue reading HISTORY – Are SEA SERPENTS real?? You decide.
The Green Man is a legendary figure being primarily interpreted as a symbol of rebirth, representing the cycle of new growth that occurs every spring. The Green Man is most commonly depicted in a sculpture, or other representation of a … Continue reading MYSTERIES – The Mysterious GREEN MAN at Ministers Island NB
A painting created from a vintage photograph of Sugarloaf Mountain, a 922 foot mountain in the northern Appalachian Mountains in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada. The mountain is protected by Sugarloaf Provincial Park and lies within city limits, just south of … Continue reading VINTAGE ART – Sugarloaf Mountain in New Brunswick – Circa 1920
First posted on November 6, 2010 by Art Fried dough with wild strawberry jam or just slathered with real butter! It seems like yesterday rather than 60 years ago when I, my brothers, and every friend who was downwind would … Continue reading FOOD: Fried Dough – An original Fundy Wonder
Now extinct or threatened by overfishing in most Maine rivers, the Kennebec still maintains a population of sturgeon today. This beauty was landed many, many years ago. Learn more about the Kennebec river below. CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE VERSIONS Continue reading HISTORY – Vintage painting of fishermen and a sturgeon they landed from the Kennebec River near Augusta, Maine
Artwork created from a vintage photo of the SS Anchoria and Crew in St Johns Harbour, NFLD 1886 CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE VERSIONS Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING – SS Anchoria and Crew St Johns NFLD – From a vintage image 1886
This painting is based on a black & white illustration of Grand Manan’s famous Swallowtail Lighthouse that I did in 1979 for my publication on the resources of the Grand Manan Archipelago. CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE VERSIONS Continue reading LIGHTHOUSES – SWALLOWTAIL LIGHTHOUSE, GRAND MANAN, NB – Based on a drawing from 1979.
An Allan Line Steamer in St Johns Harbour, Newfoundland. Late 1800s. Based on a vintage B&W photo. CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE VERSIONS Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING – Allan Line Steamer in St. John’s Harbour, NFLD
Life in New Brunswick was certainly different back in 1878! Click here to see more versions Continue reading VINTAGE – Life in New Brunswick Back in 1878
More info on the Viking settlement in Newfoundland – scientists used tree ring data to more precisely date this UNESCO historic site to 1021 or so. Click here to see the original article. Continue reading VIKINGS – Recent information on the Viking settlement in Newfoundland
Quoddy is considered to be the “ecological engine” that drives the Bay of Fundy and northern Gulf of Maine ecosystems and, ultimately, our valuable and important fisheries, aquaculture, tourism and other coastal industries. This book covers a complete range of … Continue reading A Quoddy Anthology: The Story of a Special Place between Three Worlds
Maine Lighthouses – Libby Island Lighthouse Dec 1929 Click here to see more versions Continue reading LIGHTHOUSES – Libby Island Lighthouse Dec 1929
Did you know that wolves were common in Maine back in the 1800s? This COLOR & LEARN set includes the story, references, media, and artwork that includes a newly created version of the illustration showing the wolves attacking a horse … Continue reading LOOKING BACK – WOLVES ON THE AIRLINE IN NORTHERN MAINE
Man who found mysterious stone carving buried in his Western P.E.I. yard sets out to uncover its origin. From Saltwire.com Continue reading STONE STORIES – Another Stone Face Mystery from PEI
An aerial photo of the Sylvina W. Beal out of Eastport, Maine. Probably the only whale-watching windjammer in Maine. Off Campobello in the Bay of Fundy. Click here to see more versions Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING – Whale Watching on the Ancient Windjammer Sylvina W. Beal out of Eastport, Maine
Great image and post online at Facebook February 7, 2023 *—-The Mi’kmaq **are the founding people of Nova Scotia and remain the predominant Aboriginal group within the province. When the Mi’kmaq first encountered Europeans in the 16th and 17th centuries, … Continue reading NATIVE AMERICANS – Mi’kmaq Places in Nova Scotia
Many years ago, I worked with the New Brunswick Conservation Council in publishing a book “A Quoddy Region Case Study: Two hundred years of change in the ecosystem and food web”. In addition to doing the graphics and layout, I … Continue reading LOOKING BACK – My Life & the “Odour of Life” in Passamaquoddy Bay
Be sure to read this from the beginning to the end to learn about the desecration of our Bay of Fundy and the outlook for the future. Continue reading ISSUES – Is the Bay of Fundy an Ecological Treasure or a Superport? You decide.
A painting created from a vintage image of a Schaerbeek Schooner in Brussels – by artist Rodolphe Schönberg who fought the Nazis in World War II and was ultimately executed by them. Click here to see other versions Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING – A Schaerbeek Schooner 1944 by Rodolphe Schönberg Brussels
The Famous Bluenose at the International Schooner Races Halifax 1931. Painting is based on a B&W photo from the race. Click here to see other versions. This painting based on a vintage photo of The Bluenose at the inaugural International … Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING – The Famous Bluenose at the International Schooner Races in Halifax – 1931
This was originally written regarding a severe 2015 storm called Patricia that missed the Bay of Fundy back in the day. We have updated it to express concern about hurricanes like IDA and FIONA which placed coastal nuclear plants in … Continue reading NUCLEAR ISSUES: What if Hurricane IDA or Hurricane FIONA had Struck the Fundy Area?
Based on a photo from the late 1980s, this ship is ashore on the island of Grand Manan in the Bay of Fundy. Click here to check the various versions Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING – Ashore at Grand Manan, NB
Color image created from a vintage B&W image of the ferry from Chester Nova Scotia to Tancook Island. Click here to see more versions. or here to see similar images Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING – Vintage images of Ferry from Chester to Tancook Islands, Nova Scotia
Kathleen and David launched May 24 1930 Joseph Gaskill – After original B&W photo in the Grand Manan Museum Archive Click here to see more versions Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING – Kathleen and David launched May 24 1930 Joseph Gaskill
Glasgow steamer lost – 34 men drowned in the Bay of Fundy. Only 6 survivors. The Glasgow steamer Hestia was wrecked on Grand Manan Island, in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, in a storm on Monday, and thirty-four of … Continue reading SHIPWRECKS – Glasgow Steamship Hestia lost off Grand Manan, NB 1909
The Story as illustrated by THEA LEWIS and IAN WEBB – sevendaysvt.com CLICK HERE TO READ THIS AND MUCH, MUCH MORE! Continue reading NATIVE AMERICAN LEGENDS – Odziozo and Rock Dunder
Sailboats were all the thing waaay back in the day. Look at these vessels in Boothbay Harbour, Maine back in the 1930s!! Click here to see available versions Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING: Sailboats in Boothbay Harbor, Circa 1930s
Artwork based on a photo from the NB Provincial Archive showing celebrations for Samuel de Champlain’s arrival in Canada – 1904 Click here to see available versions Continue reading HISTORY: Celebrating Samuel de Champlain’s arrival in Saint John NB -1904
Loading cars on Grand Manan Ferry III in St. Andrews, NB 1960. Based on photo from Tides Institute Eastport, Maine. Click here to see available versions. Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING – Loading cars on Grand Manan Ferry III 1960
Beautiful Bethia is a figurehead on the resurrected HMS Bounty. This artwork is based on a photo taken in St. Andrews, NB when the Bounty visited there. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE VARIOUS AVAILABLE VERSIONS Continue reading SHIPS – Beautiful Bethia – the Figurehead on HMS Bounty.
Well it seems that radioactive iodine has found it’s way into seaweeds on both coasts. Unfortunately there is little current information that I can find since it seems no testing is done along our Atlantic coast. But we do it … Continue reading RADIOACTIVITY: Jeez … is your dulse radioactive?
Looking back to cave explorations in 1903. Wonder what the current status is for these interesting places? Continue reading EXPLORE: New Brunswick Caves – 1903
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