Friday, September 4, 2015

Set in the West

The sun setting beyond the West Mansion (built 1911) and the Western Promenade on a summer evening. 

Summer 2015 Portland, Maine USA August sunset beyond West Mansion and Western Promenade. Photo by Corey Templeton.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Park of Lincoln

Portland's Lincoln Park was opened in 1866, making it our oldest publicly-owned park. The fountain itself dates back to 1871. You can learn more by checking out the Friends of Lincoln Park website. 

Lincoln Park in Portland, Maine USA August 2015 summer photo of fountain by Corey Templeton.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Victoria Mansion, Summer 2015

A view of the Victoria Mansion, also known as the Morse-Libby House, on Danforth Street. According to the home's website, it was originally built as a summer home, and it is "widely recognized as the most important expression of the Italian villa style in American domestic architecture."

Victoria Mansion at 109 Danforth Street in the West End of Portland, Maine USA August 2015 historic house mansion photo by Corey Templeton.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Cape Coast

The rocky coastline along Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth. A bit of Portland's Munjoy Hill can be seen in the far distance.

Cape Elizabeth, Maine USA rocky coastline of Casco Bay along Fort Williams looking towards Portland. August 2015. Photo by Corey Templeton.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Western Promenade, August 2015

Always a nice audience for the sunset along the Western Promenade in the summer.

Portland, Maine USA August 2015 Western Promenade summer sunset photo by Corey Templeton.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Better Know a Bridge - Tukey's Bridge

Bridge number 3088, otherwise known at Tukey's Bridge. The current bridge connecting the Munjoy Hill and East Deering neighborhoods has been in service since 1960. According to the Maine Memory Network, the first bridge in this spot dates to 1796 and was named after tavern owner and toll-collector Lemuel Tukey.  

Tukey's Bridge number 3088 in Portland, Maine USA over Back Cove connecting Munjoy Hill and East Deering. August 2015. Photo by Corey Templeton.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Monument Square in the Mist

A view of Monument Square from one of the foggy evenings last week. Brick sidewalks tend to provide some interesting reflections when they are wet.

Portland, Maine USA August 2015 Monument Square on a foggy and misty night. Photo by Corey Templeton.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

On the Sea Again

The Nova Star ferry, cruising past Fort Preble in South Portland, making the evening trip to Nova Scotia.

July 2015 South Portland, Maine USA The Nova Star cruises ferry going past Fort Preble. Photo by Corey Templeton.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Lights on Free Street

One of the newly installed signs for the Cross Insurance Arena, formerly the Cumberland County Civic Center, lighting up Free Street.

Portland, Maine USA August 2015 Cross Insurance Arena sign from Free Street parking garage at night. Photo by Corey Templeton.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A Willard Beach Sunset

A view towards the Willard Beach section of South Portland, from the rocks near Fort Preble. 

July 2015 South Portland, Maine USA Photo by Corey Templeton - A view towards the Willard Beach section of South Portland, from the rocks near Fort Preble.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Federal Street, August 2015

Looking west on Federal Street from behind the Fire Department's central station. 

Portland, Maine USA August 2015 Evening on Federal Street with pop up park folly photo by Corey Templeton.