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McCurdy Smokehouse in Lubec, Maine

At the end of a wood-pile wharf in Lubec, Maine, is a cluster of wood-shingle structures, some of the last still-standing remnants of the region's once-booming trade in smoked fish. The two-story structures date to the beginning of the 20th century. Inside them, countless herring were deboned, smoked, pickled, and prepped for shipping across the U.S. and Canada. Some locals say that the scent of brine still lingers in the buildings were fish were lanced and smoked.
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