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Item 79090

Title: World Cup Program Cover, Sugarloaf, 1971

Contributed by: Ski Museum of Maine

Date: 1971

Location: Carrabassett Valley

Media: Color Photograph

Item 76167

Title: Climbing Flagpoles, Sugarloaf, 1971

Contributed by: Ski Museum of Maine

Date: 1971

Location: Carrabassett Valley

Media: Black and White Photographic Image

Item 76134

Title: Flagpoles, 1971 Sugarloaf World Cup Ski Races

Contributed by: Ski Museum of Maine

Date: 1971

Location: Carrabassett Valley

Media: Black and White Photograph Print

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Exhibit

Southern Cross commemorative print, ca. 1928

Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.

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.