Tree on car, Auburn, 1943

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Tree on car, Auburn, 1943

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The description written on the photograph reports: "Mr. Adelard A. Roy stalled his car in his driveway at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday Nov. 23 (1943). This pole fell on the car about 10 minutes later. He took the bus to work that day."

The author of the text also labeled the photograph "Unfortunate place to park."

Roy lived on Mechanic Falls Road in Auburn.

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About This Item

  • Title: Tree on car, Auburn, 1943
  • Creation Date: 1943-11-23
  • Subject Date: 1943
  • Town: Auburn
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. 2115, Box 311/6
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Company collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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