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Historical Items

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Item 16656

Douglas A-20 Air Crew, Presque Isle, ca. 1942

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: circa 1942 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 16661

Presque Isle Army Air Base fire station, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: circa 1943 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 16748

1st Lt. Stephen Naas and his crew, 1943

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: 1943 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

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.

Exhibit

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Exhibit

Eye in the Sky

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.

Site Pages

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

Grayson and her crew took off at 5:07 P.M. from Long Island. The crew radioed that something was wrong later in the evening and the plane never…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Northeast Airlines DC-3, Presque Isle, ca. 1945

… redesignated C-47s) and Northeast Airlines air crews performed survey and rescue flights from Presque Isle from 1941-1945.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

… and the excitement of watching MacMillan and his crew prepare to depart for their historic trips. Biographer E.S.

My Maine Stories

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Story

How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse

Story

Welcome home Sgt. Cunningham
by Donald C Cunningham

It was great to be back in Maine.

Story

The Cup Code (working at OOB in the 1960s)
by Randy Randall

Teenagers cooking fried food in OOB and the code used identify the product and quantity.