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Keywords: Early Planes

Historical Items

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Item 15057

Moulding plane, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1820 Location: Bangor Media: Beech, steel blade

Item 22167

Planes taking on fuel, Old Orchard Beach, 1924

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society Date: 1924-09-06 Location: Old Orchard Beach; Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Item 10293

Rabbet plane, ca. 1789

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1789 Location: Winthrop Media: Beech wood

Exhibits

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We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Student Exhibit: Ice Harvesting

Ice Harvesting was a big industry on the Kennebec River. Several million tons of ice could be harvested in a few weeks. In 1886 the Kennebec River topped the million ton on ice production.

Site Pages

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational

… are illustrated in pictures of carpenters with planes and saws, masons with bricks in hand, and a glazier holding a window (pictured at right).

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

… travel intently, William Howard Gannett flew his plane all over the world and even sent back international news to Guy's papers.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 3 of 4

… days of aviation when it was quite common for planes to take off and land on the beaches. The seven-mile stretch of beach from the easterly tip of…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

Story

Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR