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Item 20241

Cross Country Skiing, New Sweden, ca. 1935

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1935

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photographic print

Item 20666

Cross-country skiing, New Sweden, 1930s

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: 1936

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photographic print

Item 20734

Ready for a Day of Skiing, New Sweden, 1931

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: 1931

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photographic print

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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 (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Leaving the start gate at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

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.

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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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Titcomb Ski Slope, Farmington, ca. 1960

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Titcomb Ski Slope, Farmington, ca. 1960

Note that this ski slope is on Morrison Hill and not on Titcomb Hill. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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Titcomb Ski Slope, Farmington, circa 1950

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Titcomb Ski Slope, Farmington, circa 1950

Note that this ski slope is on Morrison Hill and not on Titcomb Hill. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.