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Al West Steuben, ME
"...You see, back then the boats fished every night unless there was no market. With the cannery, if the cannery was going well, we’d generally work Monday through, well, with the cutting machines, we had to cut a day ahead to have production. We cut Sundays for Monday’s production. We cut Monday for Tuesday’s production, and so forth and so on. So, I always had to time it … [Read more...]
Wayne Wilcox Eastport, ME.
"Oh, when I was a kid growing up, I’d see Burpee riding around town with his big black Cadillac, and he was smoking a cigar, Burpee Wilson. I can’t think of his real name, I know know, it might have been Burton. We always called him Burpee Wilson. But because of his generosity, you know--matter of fact if you look at my house today, you look at all the shingles on there. That’s … [Read more...]