The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.
In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald title. He followed in 1925 with the purchase the Portland Evening Express, which allowed him to combine two passions: photography and aviation.
Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.
The police departments of both Biddeford and Saco were busy securing the perimeter of the building and ensuring the safety of the spectators.
… to the school, and there are many carts and wagons with spectators. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.
… elevator with all available space packed with spectators watching to race. The illustration, which includes the five canoes, has north at the…