Category Archives: Beautiful Industry


Scott Memhard writes, “Hi all – We are thrilled to have our Cape Pond Ice, Gloucester historic Ice House tour featured last night on FOX 61 TV’s Connecticut “Day Trippers” program.

Sarah Cody & her FOX 61 film crew visited Monday, and got a lot of great footage of ice company & Gloucester harbor action at Fort Wharf.”

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The Mighty F/V Jeannie B Prepares To Go Lobstering @CaptJoeLobster

How often do you come back to check if we’ve posted something new? We try to post every hour on the hour from 6am-8pm. Did you know that?

Video- Gloucester MA Waterfront , Rockport, Bearskin Neck, 1959-1967 Part 1

Old reels of tape converted to digital files.  Ciaramitaro and Curcuru families.  Benny Curcuru, Auntie Annie, Captain Joe and Felicia Ciaramitaro.  Stage Fort Park, Gloucester Harbor, the Paint Factory, The Dragger Fleet, Downtown, Rogers Street, The Gloucester House, Bearskin Neck, Rockport.  I don’t recognize a lot of the older Italian women and men, feel free to leave a comment with the names you recognize and the time displayed when you see them in the comments on this video.  Thank you

#Sunrise @CaptJoeLobster #GloucesterMA Time To Get That #Lobster.


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Busy day at Gloucester Maritime

Fish Out of Water

Not only could Codzilla be called a fish out of water, but it looks like a fish out of water sitting in our very own Gloucester Marine Railways.

I took the boys for a ride in Boston Harbor on Codzilla last summer.  They enjoyed it, but it wasn’t as crazy fast and fun as they expected.

If you find yourself interested in taking a trip, READ ALL ABOUT IT HERE


Two Vintage “Might Mac” Copper Printing Plates.

I Tried photographing the plates against a mirror to read the inscription.

One Copper Plate Contains advertising inscription about Chester Brown going to a Yale Harvard game, wearing his Might Mac Jacket. The plates were found by a gentleman from Beverly Mass.

A1  A2

B2  B1

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