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Item 22757

Snow roller, Castle Hill, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Haystack Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Castle Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 13190

Snow roller, Caribou, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1930 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 30891

Horse Drawn Snow Roller, Guilford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print


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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.


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.


History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

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Guilford, Maine - Around Town By: Piscataquis Community Middle School Students

Instead of plowing the snow to the side of the road, the weight of these huge, heavy wooden rollers compacted the snow into a hard surface that…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Plays, musicals, dances, movies and roller skating were held at Town Hall. In the 1920s, the old Union Hall was renovated and renamed Community Hall.