Herschel McShougle's Dream of Ten Thousand Years

Herschel McShougle was named after astronomer and experimental photographer Sir John Herschel, but everyone knew him as "Bob". In Astoria, Oregon at the turn-of-the-century, Bob was the town clockmaker who in 1867 envisioned the measure of time in a wholly unprecedented way-he set out to build a clock that would keep time for ten thousand years.

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