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Identifier: mainecentraljour04main
Title: The Maine central. A journal of travel
Year: 1800 (1800s)
Authors: Maine Central Railroad Company
Subjects: Maine -- Description and travel
Publisher: Portland, Me., S. C. Manley [etc.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation


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than ever before. Mr. D. J. Flanders, the General PassengerAgent of the Boston & Maine R. R.. was alsohere a week ago last Saturday on a likeerrand. All agreed that Portland should be toMaine and the White Mountains what Jack-sonville is to Florida, and there is no reasonin the world why such a result cannot bebrought about, especially with the new andimproved hotel facilities which we now have. CORRESPONDENCE FROM BAR HARBOR WITH ITEMS OF INTEREST TO THE TRAVELER.—THE SEA IS THE THING. — BY WATER AND RAIL OR VICE VERSA.—A TRIBUTE TO PORTLAND. — ALL ALONG SHORE.—MT. DESERT ISLAND.-BAR HARBOR.—HOMEBY RAIL. Bar Harbor, Maine Coast, August ist, 1898.My Dear Ned :— They have taken the mines out of Portland harbor and now the steamer of the Portland,Mt. Desert & Machias line leaves the Forest City at her old befo de war time ; that isat II oclock in the evening on Tuesdays and Fridays. So there is nothing to prevent you uns joining us down here, and, by all means take

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THE JONES MAKI.NC CASTIXlv HARBOR. the boat from Portland. You can see more of the beauties of this wonderful Maine Coastand of Mt. Desert Island, (as the Frank Jones steams completely around it,) than youcould in a whole week of driving about from any coign of vantage longshore. Rough water? There is none ; the route is completely landlocked all the way. I will qualify that statement a little tho, for one does get a little touch of the brinybillows off the mouth of the Kennebec, the Point Judith of the route, where there is alwaysa mighty current setting out to sea from that powerful and interesting river, and oldNeptunes efforts to suppress it are anything but playful. But what of it ; you are inbed and probably asleep by that time ; therefore dont notice it. Mouhegan island and Seguin are both there; its too bad to miss them for they areinteresting but one gets a surfeit (if possible) of marine views later on, of which my collec-tion of snap-shots, gathered en route and sent herewi


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