Airplanes on Beach, Scarborough, 1921

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Airplanes on Beach, Scarborough, 1921

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It was not unusual that in the 1920s airplanes used the beach for an airport. The packed sand at low water made a good landing strip. People like Amelia Earhart and Charles Lindbergh used the beaches.

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  • Title: Airplanes on Beach, Scarborough, 1921
  • Creation Date: circa 1921
  • Subject Date: circa 1921
  • Local Name: Pine Point
  • Town: Scarborough
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20.3 cm x 27.9 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
PO Box 156, Scarborough, ME 04070-0156

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