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Bathers and strollers, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1920

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At low tide, the densely packed sand of Old Orchard Beach provided ample room for a range of leisurely seaside activities, such as swimming and strolling. In the 1920's, it was also used as a runway for airplanes and as a raceway for automobiles.

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