The Lost Trotting Parks Storyboard Archives

The Lost Trotting Parks Storyboard Archives

Monday, October 29, 2012

1884 -- Premium List -- Maine State Agricultural Society -- Lewiston, Park, Lewiston, Maine

Postcard Image circa 1910

Postcard Image circa 1910

Premium List Cover for 1884 Maine State Fair

Back Cover

Officers of the Maine State Agricultural Society
President: Hon. Rufus Prince -- South Turner
Secretary: A.L. Dennison -- Portland
Treasurer: H.S. Osgood -- Augusta
Alonzo Libby -- Saccarappa
S.G. Jerrard -- Levant
George A. Emerson -- Litchfield Plains
N.S. Allan -- Dennysville
General Superintendent:
Rufus Prince
Department Superintendents:
Tickers: S. G. Jerrard
Horses: B. M. Hight
Stock: Alonzo Libby
Purchasing Department: George A. Emerson
Hall: Charles B. Reade, Lewiston

Officers of the Androscoggin County Agricultural and Horticultural Society for the Year 1884
President: B.F. Briggs -- Auburn
Vice Presidents:
Dana Goff -- Auburn
Daniel Field -- Auburn
Secretary: W. R. Wright -- Lewiston
Treasurer: David Farrar -- Lewiston
Agent: James Clark -- Lewiston
W.D. Pennell -- Lewiston
James L. Jordan -- Sabatis
S.W. Shaw -- Minot
D.P. Field -- Auburn
L.H. Blossom -- Turner
Eli Hodgkins -- Greene
A.G. Thurlow -- West Gloucester

Officers of the Maine State Pomological Society
President: Charles S. Pope -- Manchester
Vice Presidents:
Samuel C. Harlow -- Bangor
S.R. Sweetser -- Cumberland
Secretary and Treasurer:
George B. Sawyer -- Wiscasset
Corresponding Secretary:
Charles J. Gilman -- Brunswick
Executive Committe:
The President and Secretary, ex officio;
Andrew S. Sawyer -- Cape Elizabeth
Leander H. Blossom -- Turner
Frank E. Nowell -- Fairfield

Order of Exhibition

Advertisement for The Lewiston Journal

Special Trotting Premiums

Advertisement of City Hotel, Portland, Maine

Cream Brook Farm, Stetson, Maine
Proprietor -- G. W. Shaw

Broadmoor Farm, Cumberland Centre, Maine
Jersey Cattle: Romeo De Sonair, 4091
Proprietor: George Blanchard & Company

Saddleback Farm
East Baldwin, Maine
Proprietor: Orestes Pierce

The Obituary of the Proprietor of Saddleback Farm
Orestes Pierce

Advertisement for The Home Farm
Published by S.A. Boardman & Company, Augusta, Maine

Advertisement for the Maine Farmer
Published by Badger & Manley
with Departments of
Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts
Horse Department
Woman's Department
Poultry Department
News Department

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Lost Trotting Parks Announcing Its Latest Companion Blog -- The Lost Trotting Parks of New England

On October 21, 2012, The Lost Trotting Parks Heritage Center will display the storyboards of its latest initiative, The Lost Trotting Parks of New England. The display will be presents at the New England Harness Writers Association Banquet in Marlborough Massachusetts.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Equine Artist -- Pat Wooldridge -- Saco, Maine

The Start at Fryeburg -- Saturday 2012

Qualifiers in Action Prior to Saturday's Race Card at the Fryeburg Fair

The Judges, The Tabulators, the Announcer, the Photo Finish Camera Operator, the Video Camera Operator, and the Producers -- Bringing Quality and Excitement to Harness Racing at Maine's Agricultural Fairs

Entering the Paddocks Saturday at the Fryeburg Fair

Posts from the 2011 Fryeburg Fair!

This is one of the many links to the 2011 posts of the Fryeburg.
To see more click on the Oxford County Category!

A Photo Sampler from the Fryeburg Fair -- From Emily's to the Craft Exhibitors

Saturday 2012 at Fryeburg: As I Stood atop the Grandstand in the Judge's Box, I could hear the sounds of excitement build as the athletes raced by the Grandstand. So Sweet the Moment!

The Fans and the Grandstand -- Harness Racing at the Fryeburg Fair -- Saturday 2012

Saturday at Fryeburg -- Horses and Cattle on Parade

Thursday, October 4, 2012

The Lost Trotting Parks of New England

Currently, I am in the process of developing storyboards that present images of the lost trotting parks of New England. Here's a quick sample! The storyboards will be displayed on October 21 at the banquet of the New England Harness Writers' Association. The banquet will be in Marlborough, MA.

Presenting the Lost Trotting Park of Charlemont, Massachusetts