Birdseye view of Augusta, Maine (1879)

A. Ruger's Birdseye map of Augusta, Maine in 1879.

Birdseye view of Augusta, Maine
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Date: 1879
Author: A. Ruger
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Decent late-period Ruger print of Augusta, Maine [gmap] with some nice small touches. Among them: the delicate spandrels of the box-girder bridge, the stacks of logs by the sawmill, and the secluded couple pleasure-boating in a gondola.

I have a friend who lives just up the Kennebec River, and she makes the best carrot cake I've ever had. I gave the recipe to my mother for safekeeping. Someone remind me, and I'll track it down and post it here.

For more maps and images from this period in the region's history, visit the Maine Historical Society.



Birdseye view of Augusta, Maine image