The Old Man of the Mountain: Last Ice Age - May 2, 2003

photos courtesy A. MacAulay

Repair work on the forehead of the Old Man of the Mountain
Repair work on the forehead of the Old Man of the Mountain

Above: Repair work on the forehead, 1965-1966
Drilling for turnbuckle anchor pins was done with a modified chainsaw rather than a pneumatic hammer, to minimize potentially damaging vibrations

Bush attached to chin, 1955
Local pranksters mounted a bush on the chin in anticipation of President Eisenhower's 1955 visit to the area
Bush attached to chin

Old Man photos P.1

Lat. 44 16' 12.39"
Long. 71 32' 27.20"

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