Aerial view of Peaks Island, 1935

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Aerial view of Peaks Island, 1935

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In the 1930's, Peaks Island was one of the most famous summer resorts on the Maine coast. On October 22, 1935 the Evening Express ran this photograph with the title "Peaks Island In Casco Bay As Seen Through Camera Eye From Air." According to the caption, the plane was flying over Cushing Island when the photograph was taken. The caption also documented many of the geographic features and landmarks on the island. The photo is credited to the Portland Flying Service Photo Division.

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  • Title: Aerial view of Peaks Island, 1935
  • Creation Date: 1935-10-22
  • Subject Date: 1935-10-22
  • Local Name: Cushing Island, Peaks Island
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.A184
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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