Kids load the T-bar, Bridgton, ca. 1955.Item 18915 info
Ski Museum of Maine
The latest in lift technology was slow to arrive in Maine.
The first T-bar, a revolutionary and fairly inexpensive ski lift that was invented in the 1930s by Swiss engineer Ernest Constam, came to the Pine Tree State in 1953 when Pleasant Mountain installed one to serve the Main Slope.