Maine Air Show, Old Orchard Beach, 1923

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Maine Air Show, Old Orchard Beach, 1923

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Pilot and airfield operator Harry Jones conceived of an airshow on Old Orchard Beach and it proved so successful that 140,000 spectators were reported to have attended in 1923.

The beach, with its hard sand surface, provided an ideal landing strip and runway.

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About This Item

  • Title: Maine Air Show, Old Orchard Beach, 1923
  • Creation Date: 1923
  • Subject Date: 1923
  • Town: Old Orchard Beach
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.9417.1
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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