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[Maine Sea Coast Mission--production outtakes] Reel 2
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2157.0007
Abstract
The scenes appearing in this reel are outtakes or duplicates of scenes from the edited films produced by The Maine Sea Coast Mission. Scenes of schoolchildren served by the Mission. Views of sacks of potatoes being loaded at the dock. Long shots of whale breaching, lobtailing and slapping in open water. Views of cargo being unloaded from Sunbeam on a dock, including a pine casket which is carried off by six men. A group of people crowd the dock, one takes photos as a husband and wife pose on the dock with their newborn twins. Views of fishing boat with weir surrounding it. Shot of Matinicus Island light, built in 1857, with goats among the rocky shore. Pan to Sunbeam at anchor in the harbor. Pans along the shoreline of small coastal villages. Close-up views of Monhegan Island lighthouse, built in 1850. Shots of Bear Island lighthouse [?], near Northeast Harbor with Coast Guardsman pulling dinghy up ramp to shore. Two Coast Guardsmen and their dog read mail brought by Sunbeam, and pose for the camera. Sunset shots of Sunbeam leaving the island. Views of church in a rural island community. Boys playing in sand on a playground. Kids playing dodge ball, marching with American flags. Views of a wedding receiving line outdoors. The bride and groom greet well-wishers and pose for the camera. Attendees watch from the church steps. The bride and groom leave in a station wagon. At another church in winter, children come outdoors and pose on the steps. Views of Sunbeam at a dock in a village where fishing boats are moored inside a breakwater. Winter shot of Sunbeam at dock, covered with ice, as people debark onto snowy dock. Shots of the winch and lift aboard Sunbeam being used to haul up large items onto dock. Views of passengers on deck of Sunbeam, and men loading a large heavy box onto the back of a pickup truck. Shots of a granite gravestone being unloaded at a dock. Shots of island residents loading household goods onto the ship for a move. At the other end of the journey, items are stored in a barn. Long shot views of the mountains of Acadia partly covered with snow. Views of large cross gravestone marked "Waymouth". Views of a sailing race near Mt. Desert. Views of a small coastal village- the mountains of Acadia can be seen in the far distance. Children exit a school or church. Views of lobster traps and fishing boats stored on shore for the winter, making a quaint New England scene. Views from Sunbeam of Libby Island lighthouse at the entrance to Machias Bay, built in 1822. This was one of the best-built lighthouses in the Maine system. The light is not open to the public and the keeper's house and other outbuildings no longer exist. View of the interior of the lens in the lighthouse. Views of lighthouses keepers and one of the Mission staff. Views of Sequin Island light station, Popham Beach , built in 1795, which stands 180 feet above the water, contrasts strikingly with the modest, red brick keeper's quarters. This was Maine's first offshore station, located about two miles from the mouth of the Kennebec River. and a US Coast Guard lighthouse and Coast Guardsmen in boat going down ramp in a dory, posing for camera. Views from the water of Bear Island lighthouse, built in 1839, near Northeast Harbor, at the entrance to Somes Sound. A lighthouse keeper attaches a dory to a ramp. Views of Mt. Desert Rock lighthouse, built in 1830, 20 miles southeast of Mount Desert Island, this is one of the most remote and lonely lights. Views of Crabtree Ledge lighthouse near Hancock Point, built 1890, This caisson-style, "spark-plug" light once stood in Frenchman Bay, near Hancock Point. It was sold to a series of private owners and was so poorly maintained that it eventually collapsed. Views of Halfway Rock lighthouse, Harpswell, built 1871. This conical granite tower sits atop a notorious rock heap that caused many shipwrecks over the years. A lighthouse keeper rows toward the Sunbeam, then two keepers pose for the camera. Good views of fishermen pulling in a net full of fish onto the deck of a fishing trawler using a hoist and winch. The net is returned to the water, and the deck is full of fish. The stern of the boat reads " Louise C. Stonington, ME". Views of house barge and harbor with large sailing yachts, many of which sport nautical flag decorations. Views of harbor with church seen prominently in the background.
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