ngs on Main street (all there today), the second story of the left-hand one unchanged, save that the artist's sign is gone.
Several people are at the store door, women and children are looking in the windows—Tinkham's now—and a man is stooping over, as if in pain.
Next is one with a big black sign over the door and a smaller one that looks like Drugs beside it. Iron bars hang from the windows, for storekeepers used to put shutters up at night.
There is a different front now.
Next, F. H. Kidder sold Boots & Shoes, as two signs tell.
A high wooden gate closes the space between this and the Rail Road Station, the three-story building with the bell on the rear end of the roof-ridge.
Then another of two stories, with door and window, and driveway through to the dock in the rear.
This the writer recognizes as the coal office where he bought his first winter's coal of Luther Angier in 1870, with more pleasure, less money, and better results than present conditions give.