Keywords: Early planes
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Contributed by: Davistown Museum
Date: 1800 - 1840
Media: Beech, steel blade
Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society
Location: Old Orchard Beach; Old Orchard Beach
Media: Photographic print
Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.
Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.
Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.
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… days of aviation when it was quite common for planes to take off and land on the beaches. The seven-mile stretch of beach from the easterly tip of…
Finally, the logs were dried, planed, and shipped to the market. Stickney & Page Dam, Cascade, Hallowell, 1871Item Contributed byHubbard Free…
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