One in a series of books of old postcard reproductions, this one focuses on how our grandparents and great-grandparents had fun in the outdoors: hiking, canoeing, visiting parts and natural wonders, communing with nature at remote mountain resorts, and roughing it at fishing and hunting camps. In addition to such energetic relaxation, some of these postcards show the serious business of the backcountry: logging camps, early dams, the rail lines that pierced the wilderness. Informative descriptions accompany the antique ...

Bygone Boston 2003, Down East Books

ISBN-13: 9780892725694

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