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Carrabassett Valley History Committee

Carrabassett Valley History Committee

Jean Luce and Tim Flight stopped by to inform us about something they have been working on for quite sometime. Their efforts have paid off. Check out the History of Carrabassett Valley at www.history.carrabassettvalley.org. So much cool stuff to learn about and you’ll see why certain things around here are named as they are, etc. […]

Stanley Steamers: local history that still inspires!

Stanley Steamers: local history that still inspires!

The Stanley Steamer is one of those special inventions that you fall in love with when you first see (& hear!) one, if you should be so fortunate! This video from WSKI’s Archives by an unknown producer is timeless in its presentation of one of the incredible creations of the brilliant Stanley brothers of Kingfield […]

River Drivers

River Drivers

When hard work, danger & hardship meant worthy skills, fearlessness, & great friendships. River Drivers moved the timber from forest to the sea & sawmills along the way! Just a few years back I brought my visiting mother to the River Drivers’ reunion day at the Dead River Historical Society in Stratton where I shot these […]

Other cameras captured the spirit of Sugarloaf long before WSKI's

We are grateful to the Foster family for giving WSKI a copy of their home movies from 1964 at Sugarloaf when the hardy skiers worked & played with gusto to create the grand reputation of ‘Sugarloaf’ that so many now know & love! This fantastic footage shows so many changes (fashions!!), & yet so many things that […]