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Attracted by scenic vistas, early motorists drove along the Mohawk Trail, one of the nation's earliest designated scenic routes. Its famous Hairpin Curve was a good place to stop. Those descending could cool brakes smoking from the steep descent. Those driving up could cool radiators that could reach the boiling point under the stress of the steep ascent.


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Hair Pin Curve, Showing Stamford Valley

photographer   Curt Teich and Company, Incorporated
date   c. 1915
location   Massachusetts
process/materials   half-tone paper print
item type   Photograph/Photograph - Postcard
accession #   #1999.03.0038.03

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Down the Slope and Approaching Hair Pin Turn

Looking Down the Trail from Western Summit

The Deerfield Valley from Whitcomb Summit

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