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Champlain Marine Co Inc (Malletts Bay)

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Title: Champlain Marine Co Inc (Malletts Bay)


  • McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

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Extent: 1 image


1958 Champlain Marine Co Inc (Malletts Bay) photo. Dome shaped tent-like structure near an unpaved access road next to an open sided shed with motor boats on display. At center bottom a shadow of a person (the photographer). See also mcalB07F10i07, mcalA01F11i15.

Genre(s): photographs, black-and-white photographs



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2009-03-02, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: still image

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Champlain Marine Co Inc (Malletts Bay), Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, (accessed January 18, 2018)

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This temporary dome appears to me to be the real deal -- a genuine geodesic dome such as inventor-architect Buckminster Fuller worked out, where the weight is effectively, incrementally spread on those thin members to the edges of the strucutre and to the ground, with no interior support elements necessary. The most famous such dome is the former U.S. pavilion built for Expo '67 in Montreal, that was still standing in 2010.

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