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Item 18907

Title: Lacing ski boots, Pleasant Mountain, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Ski Museum of Maine

Date: circa 1955

Location: Bridgton

Media: black and white photograph

Item 18908

Title: Pleasant Mountain ski instructor, ca. 1965

Contributed by: Ski Museum of Maine

Date: circa 1965

Location: Bridgton

Media: black & white photograph

Item 18916

Title: Aerial view of Pleasant Mountain ski trails

Contributed by: Ski Museum of Maine

Date: circa 1960

Location: Bridgton

Media: black & white photography

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Exhibit

Riding the Old Blue chairlift at Pleasant Mountain

Skiing Pleasant Mountain

By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (now Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

Exhibit

Flagpoles, 1971 Sugarloaf World Cup Ski Races

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

Exhibit

Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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Lacing ski boots, Pleasant Mountain, ca. 1955

Ski Museum of Maine

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