Men leaning against life boat, with dog at their feet, Life Saving Station, Biddeford Pool, Me.

Description

Members of the U.S. Life-Saving Service lean on a lifeboat at the Fletcher's Neck Life-Saving Station, built in 1874, in Biddeford, Maine. The Stick-style wood frame boathouse is ornamented in various manners, including carved dolphins in the lower corners of the gable.

Details

Descriptive Terms

gable roofs
boathouses
Stick Style
frame construction
seashores
surfboats
life-saving stations
line-throwing guns
life-saving
government
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 001064
AccessID 1353
Other identifier HNEDID-001064

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USME.0210.0020.005

Date Notes

ca. 1887

Places

Biddeford (York county, Maine)
Fletcher Neck (cape)

Record Details

Originator

Coolidge, Baldwin, 1845-1928 (photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other Organizations

United States. Life-Saving Service

Subjects

Biddeford Pool (Me.)
Ocean Avenue (Biddeford, Me.)
United States. Life-Saving Service -- officials and employees

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geographic / Me. / Biddeford Pool / Modern: Baldwin Coolidge Photos / Large: Unmounted.