Down East 2013 ©
Rob Caldwell of TV's "207" calls Looking Astern "One of the most eye-catching books that has come into the 207 office in a long time..." Watch this very interesting interview with Loretta Krupinski who, for this book, has beautifully painted historic waterfront scenes of Maine.
"Maine built more ships, by total tonnage, than any other state on the East Coast, and by 1855, a third of the vessels produced in the United States were built in Maine. Down-easters from midcoast Maine carried miners to the California goldfields, ice to India, and wheat to Europe." —From the Introduction