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Contributed by: Davistown Museum
Date: 1720 - 1800
Media: wood, steel blade
Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
Date: circa 1850
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Owner in 1924: F E Irvin Lumber Company
Use: Mill - Planing
Owner in 1924: Richardson Wharf Company
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.
Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.
Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.
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Roger and his P-51 plane has been talked about since that momentous day and now a model of this plane, upside down, hangs in a corner of a room in…
More Brady Gang Photos Brady Gang plane, Bangor, October 14, 1937 Item 31415 infoBangor Historical Society
This was the same model plane as was flown by Amelia Earhart. The photo was taken in August 1940, just before the airfield became an Army Air Base…
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 6 View All
by Joseph Rocque Jr.
I will never forget the horror of seeing all the protestors greeting my plane returning from Vietnam
by Donald C Cunningham
It was great to be back in Maine.
by Vera Cleaves
West Point during World War II