Saturday, February 24, 2018

Orange Lake through the years....

As this season seems to be done, here are a few images over the past 100 years of sailing on Orange Lake.

Ice Yachts Gale & North Wind, on Orange Lake circa 1930s.
Thanks to Ray Chipault for sharing this image.

Here is Gale on the Lake  December 12, 1937 

Circa 1900

February 1939 - regatta at Orange Lkae

Captain Drake - still racing in 1944

Races - 1940

Launch day crew - 1973 - rebuilt Jack Frost is put on ice for first time.

Jack Frost 1973

Big gathering of antique stern steerers, circa 1973.

Races circa 1968.

(most pictures here are from the Ruge Archives, courtesy of the Ruge collection at the Hudson River Maritime Museum)

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