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First car to cross Penobscot Bay on ice, 1917

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First car to cross Penobscot Bay on ice, 1917
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Description

Automobile and horse sled of supplies on ice near Eastern Steamship Co. wharf on Belfast Bay.

A. A. Gray of Harborside drove his car to Belfast in the winter of 1917. It reportedly took him a half hour to arrive. He made several trips back and forth before the ice went out.

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