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Friday, January 16, 2009

Blast From The Past

Blog reader, Rich Sullivan, sent me a picture to post. It's a shot of Eddie O'Brien on a mooring ball after the No Name Storm of 1991-


More old pictures. Matt Kniskern sent me pictures of his mother, Eugenie Stackpole heading in on the family's bay scallop boat. Notice they placed the scallops in burlap bags back then.



Matt also sent me pictures of a huge turtle a dragger brought into Nantucket sometime in the 1960's. His father, Frank Kniskern, took these pictures. I think Tobey Lesk is in one of the shots.


Thursday, January 15, 2009

Snowy Waterfront

We received several inches of snow today. I went down to the docks to have a look-





Monday, January 12, 2009

Cold!

It was cold and snowy out there scalloping today. The temperature barely made it to 30 degrees. I grabbed a few shots of the guys working-





And a short video clip-

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