Haystack, Placentia Bay.
View of Haystack, Placentia Bay, circa 1915, showing potato plants
covering the gardens around most homes. This crop was an essential part of the
diet of many Newfoundland outport fishing families for most of the 19th and 20th
Courtesy of the Maritime History Archive (Haystack Collection
PF-285-011), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland.