What’s In a Picture

Whats in a Picture Feb 2018

What’s in a Picture

25 years ago this month, the previously undefeated Black Bears suffered a rare home-ice loss against archrival Boston University. The next night, they avenged the setback with a 6–1 thumping of BU, and they wouldn’t lose again, home or away, the rest of the season, going on to win the program’s first national title.

old photo of a steamboat next to another sinking steamboat on Moosehead Lake

What’s in a Picture

In their heyday, dozens of steamboats plied Maine’s largest lake. Soon, though, the Great Depression and the age of the automobile took their tolls, and as steamboats grew obsolete, they were scuttled or simply allowed to sink at mooring.