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Historical Items Showing 3 of 309 View All

Item 102100

Harness racing at the Bass Park, Bangor, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1915

Location: Bangor

Media: photoprint

Item 15783

Auto racing, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1912

Location: Old Orchard Beach

Media: Postcard

Item 126

Racing automobile on beach, Old Orchard Beach, 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1924

Location: Old Orchard Beach

Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 84169

Race property, S. Side Wiley Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edmund K. Race

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 84172

Race property, E. Side Wiley Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edmund K. Race

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 61327

6 Lincoln Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary P. Race

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 29 View All


Motor Coachmen and their Stanley Cars, Poland Spring, 1911

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

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.


Leaving the start gate at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.


Jack Lawrence, Saco, on Bicycle, ca. 1900

A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 38 View All

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Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865

John Martin: Expert Observer - Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865

Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description In the evening after…

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MMN Image 28649

Presque Isle: The Star City - Northern Maine Fair Memories - Page 1 of 3

Her son, Jimmy one of her five children, started racing in the early 1980’s. Dorothy worked at the racing office about the same time.

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Scenic view of iron bridge, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

… two automobiles, as the first two vehicles raced across it. One was driven by a lady and the other by a gentleman.

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All


Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote

by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life


Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast