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Contributed by: Owls Head Transportation Museum
Location: Owls Head
Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society
Date: circa 1930
Media: Photographic print
Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.
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.
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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… plow’s success died down difficult transportation troubled vehicles Deaths 56 seamen, 5 others on the Turnpike, and 2 lobstermen By Emma Wilson
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… to accomodate two automobiles, as the first two vehicles raced across it. One was driven by a lady and the other by a gentleman.