Mostly forgotten Harry Cochrane’s last major works have been hidden in plain sight for the better part of a century.
Portland trivia: There are no lighthouses anywhere in the city.
We watched double-flippers come off a long rope swing as they plunged into the water over and over.
When the 20 million gallon Munjoy Hill reservoir burst, the ensuing torrent destroyed two houses and killed four people.
Portland Sea Dogs hall-of-famer, and former Boston Red Sox first baseman, Kevin Youkilis returned to Hadlock Field Tuesday night to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
He had hundreds of them crawling around the studio where he gave music lessons.
One wailed on a plaintive harmonica and sang about his woes. The other fella kept his head down, playing guitar with his hands and a percussion rig with his feet.
As gentrification gobbles up whole neighborhoods, his passing can’t help but feel like a punctuation mark at the end of golden time for this city.
The sculptures can be seen in Portland, Harpswell and Washington, D.C.
John Alfred Poor got frostbite and pneumonia on his grueling trek to bring trains from Canada to Portland.