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Ski jumper in Portland, 1924

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Ski jumper in Portland, 1924

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Ski jumper flying off a wooden structure built for the 1924 Winter Carnival in Portland, Maine. This ski jump was built by skier Birger Olsen on the Western Promenade. More than 5,000 spectators came to see this event.

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  • Title: Ski jumper in Portland, 1924
  • Creator: Portland Press Herald
  • Creation Date: 1924
  • Subject Date: 1924
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 10.8 cm x 8.3 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.7369 (print: Photographs--Portland--Winter Carnival)
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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