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By Markham Starr
At one time, sardines have been a cheap staple for lots of american citizens. The 212 images during this stylish quantity provide a notable record of this now vanished undefined. Generations of employees in Maine have snipped, sliced, and packed the small, silvery fish into billions of cans on their technique to americans’ lunch buckets and kitchen cupboards. On April 15, 2010, Stinson’s Seafood, as soon as the house of seashore Cliff Sardines, close down the packing line that had made the identify global recognized. began in 1927, Stinson’s empire finally integrated sardine canneries unfold alongside the Maine coast and a fleet of ships to provide them. With this final, although, the tip of the complete sardine in Maine had ultimately arrived. Photographer Markham Starr was once privileged to spend a number of days on the Stinson manufacturing facility in Prospect Harbor, one month prior to it used to be dismantled, rising with a set of exceptional pictures that remodel the components of the cannery into artistic endeavors and catch the resilience of the staff confronted with the lack of jobs many had held for many years. This ebook encompasses a brief essay, and indicates the heartland of Maine at its best.