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8 mm film; [175']; Silent; Color
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4) nhf-0822_0044-Uncompressed 10-bit.mov
[Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 44
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circa 1965 – 1968
Donor-supplied Notes
Katahdin 1968
Viewing Notes
A man on a backhoe. Boys shoveling dirt. An airplane taking off. A helicopter landing. A tree lined road filmed from a moving car. Mount Katahdin. Sign: ‘ENTERING BAXTER STATE PARK’. A campsite with tents. Sign: ‘BAXTER STATE PARK CAMPGROUNDS, CHIMNEY POND – 3.3 MI., RUSSELL POND – 7 MI., KATADIN STREAM – 10.2 MI. SO. BRANCH POND – 17.0 MI.’ Sign: ‘TO BAXTER PEAK SUMMIT OF KATAHDIN NORTHERN TERMINUS OF 2,000-MILE APPALACHIAN TRAIL VIA SADDLE TRAIL 5.45 M. M.A.T.C.’ Three people at a trail head. People hiking. Hikers seated in a clearing. Shot of a pond with Katahdin in the background. Shots of the mountain. A flagpole. Hikers. A cabin with the sign: ‘ALL CLIMBERS MUST REGISTER WITH RANGER BEFORE AND AFTER CLIMBING’. Shots of the mountain. People bouldering. Hikers posing for the camera. View from the mountain. People at the summit. A metal plaque for ‘MOUNT KATAHDIN’. Hikers eating. View from the summit. A man next to a pole. A sign for: ‘RUM MT. TRAIL’. Panning shot of landscape. The Knife Edge trail. Panning down the side of the mountain. A sign: ‘DO NOT DESCEND’. Hikers. People on a peak. Sign: ‘A.M.C KNIFE EDGE CHIMNEY PEAK SOUTH PEAK BAXTER PEAK’. Sign: ‘A.M.C. DUDLEY TRAIL PAMOLA CAVES CHIMNEY POND’. Mountain peaks silhouetted against the sky. People hiking down the mountain. Trail maker. [End of Reel]
Donor-supplied Notes
[From Susan Wells] Reel 44 (1965): -Joe Lane digging -Camping at Katahdin - Susan and Walter climbing Katahdin in August as a father/daughter adventure. I was 12, had never climbed anything before, didn’t wear enough clothes and it snowed at the top. Unforgettable! -Larry Long & son?
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