Pulling Traps - Beal's Island

Year 2005

Creator Elizabeth Massa

Contributor Benjamin Brady

Story type Photography

Town Beals Island

County Washington


On Beals Island, while most jobs are centered around lobstering, boat building, trap building, and seafood distribution, the fishing community is dying away as more tourists replace the native island population. Elizabeth Massa captures how the changes on Beals Island could force lifelong residents to leave to find new work.

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