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Item 16170

Skier, Fryeburg, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1936

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Glass Negative

Item 16172

Skiing, Jockey Cap, Fryeburg, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1936

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Glass Negative

Item 16173

Skiers, Fryeburg, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1936

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Glass Negative

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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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Lacing ski boots, Pleasant Mountain, ca. 1955

Ski Museum of Maine

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