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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

… Beach, which served as the epicenter of early aviation in Maine. The hard-packed sand surface provided a landing strip and runway for the post war…

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

Jones who owned an airplane hanger in Old Orchard Beach. I remember my mother telling me about the early days of aviation when it was quite common…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 3 of 4

Aviation fever came to Scarborough in 1926 when Chester Jordan and Phillips Payson purchased land for an airport off Manson Libby Road.