This giant, crumbling, crossroads also includes a river, rail line, cemetery, and subdivisions. Photographed on assignment for one of the suppliers to the restoration of “The Mixmaster” — as it is called by some locals.
I’ve done a lot of photography on Cape Ann. One of my favorite locations to shoot is the Gloucester Marine Railways, which refers to the huge sled-like machine that can pull a multi ton boat of the water. It is on the ways.
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Today’s self assignment:
The Great Marsh is a long, continuous saltmarsh in eastern New England extending from Cape Ann in northeastern Massachusetts to the southeastern coast of New Hampshire. It includes roughly 20,000-30,000 acres of saltwater marsh, mudflats, islands, sandy beaches, dunes, rivers, and other water bodies.
You can support the preservation of open space in the Boston area by contacting these organizations: Mass Audubon, The Trustees, Essex County Greenbelt
Photographed in 1979 for AMC Guide to Country Walks Near New York by William G. Scheller, Appalachian Mountain Club Books.