Summertime, and the living is easy— especially if its the Land of Pleasant Living. Crabs are Chesapeake tradition, and this 1905 photo of crab pickers shows that’s nothing new. Crab sizes, however, definitely have— just one of the monster jimmies in this picture would fill out a pretty hefty crabcake!   “Picking Crabs for Market on the Banks of the Chesapeake Bay, 1905.” Stereograph image from the Library of Congress Collections.

Summertime, and the living is easy— especially if its the Land of Pleasant Living. Crabs are Chesapeake tradition, and this 1905 photo of crab pickers shows that’s nothing new. Crab sizes, however, definitely have— just one of the monster jimmies in this picture would fill out a pretty hefty crabcake!

“Picking Crabs for Market on the Banks of the Chesapeake Bay, 1905.” Stereograph image from the Library of Congress Collections.