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Author Name:    CAMERON, James M.

Title:   Yesteryears in Pictou County. Second Printing, paperback.

Publisher:    Pictou County Historical Society, 1995, 

Seller ID:   12527

CAMERON, James Malcolm. Yesteryears in Pictou County. N.pl.: (The Pictou County Historical Society, 1995). Second Printing. Pp (8),9-210,(2). 8vo, cream card covers with green lettering to front cover and spine. Of nautical interest: Local Ship Torpedoed (on the loss of the Pontiac, pp. 14-18); Pictonian Solved a Panama Canal Problem (pp. 53-56); The Trenton Shipyard (pp. 70-74); The August Gale (1873 hurricane, with info on the damage and/or loss of the schooners Acadia, Aid, Brother, Bertha Allen, Bonny Bell, E.R. Russell, Napier, Agile, Amos Cutter, Dusky Lake, Enoch Brenner, M.C. McLean, Electric, Ferguson, Bloomer, Little Hugh, Emmanuel, Leo MacDonald, Ventura, Ocean Wave, Gordon, and Thompson; the barques James Duncan, Nordsjernen, and Commissioner; the brigs E.C. Mutch, Millie, Messina, and Zanoi; the brigantine Willow Brae; the ferry boat East Riding; as well as the Brilliant Star, David Henry, Robert Bruce, Guiding Star, and Norma; pp. 75-79); Pictou, the Gateway Port (pp. 91-96); and Life Saving at Sea (pp. 158-162). Other contents: Some of the Worst Fires; Ernie Williams, All-Around Athlete; The Consulate at Pictou; Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper; Fire in the Aberdeen Hospital; Pictonians in the Heavy Artillery; Church Disagreements; The Pre-Confederation Gunners; The Sheriffs Harris; Railroad Fatalities; Father William b. MacDonald; The Headless Body Mystery; The Piper in Bronze; Royalty in Stellarton; The Guysborough Railroad; Fred J. Gormley, Scientist-Lawyer; Dashed Hopes; Textile Mill Fires; Dr George Hill, War Ace; The Dryden Murder; First World War Aviators; The Pre-Confederation Militia; Distinguished Visitors; Rogers' Circus; Bobby Dummond, Labour Leader; Early Automobiles; Old Times in Stellarton; Untimely Deaths; Auto Bandits in West Pictou; Former Industries; Angus Cameron, Scholar; Round the World Flies; and Trouble in the West. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 12.50


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