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30117. (photo) Life-Saving Service Surfboat on Carriage c.1900.

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30117. (photo) Life-Saving Service Surfboat on Carriage c.1900.

30117. (photo) Life-Saving Service Surfboat on Carriage c.1900. Rare clear, close photo shows good view of surfboat on carriage in front of the boatroom. This may be the Newburyport / Merrimack River Station on Plum Island based on the other items that accompanied it years ago. The station appears to be a Bibb #2-Type station. There were two life-saving stations on Plum Island, Newburyport (Merrimack River) on the north end and Knobbs Beach (Plum Island) on the Ipswich end. Photo is clear and close with great early details. Images measure 3 ¾’ x 4 ¾”. (VG+). $40.