Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Ice, winter and the first Republican Vice President

Hannibal Hamlin get plowed out and a new scarf - click
Photo: Alex Barber Bangor Daily News
  Hannibal Hamlin was the 15th Vice President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln's first VP.  He served in the US House, US Senate and as Governor of Maine.  This statue is located along the Kenduskeag Stream park in Bangor, Maine.  He is shown getting a little help from the Bangor Public Works Department.
West Market Square during a snow storm earlier this month - click
Photo: Chris Olmstead Photography
  West Market Square is at the beginning of Main Street, and is the northern terminus of US Route 202, the southern terminus is Dover Delaware.  It is located in the center of downtown Bangor.
Santa in Russia
Photo: Ilya Naymushin Reuters
  Santa on a sail board used to be a common sight in Bangor until last year.  The man was getting too old and had suffered an injury so this year he was in a boat instead.
The geezer, hisself deices the car
Photo: Linda Grant
A seasonal song:
Alan Jackson sings "I only want you for Christmas"  enjoy.

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