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Item 76134

Flagpoles, 1971 Sugarloaf World Cup Ski Races

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine

Date: 1971

Location: Carrabassett Valley

Media: Photographic print

Item 76146

World Cup Clambake Invitation, Carrabassett Valley, 1971

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine

Date: 1971-02-20

Location: Carrabassett Valley

Media: Printed card

Item 76141

Looking over race venues, 1971 Sugarloaf World Cup

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine

Date: 1971

Location: Sugarloaf Township

Media: Photographic print

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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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Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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General store, Stockholm, ca. 1960

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Stockholm, Maine

Some people made their own skis. There were many races held for skiing. Other people just skied for fun.