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Maine ski area says workers were trying to make adjustments to chair lift before it failed

Published 12/30/2010, The Jamestown Sun

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — Ski area maintenance workers dispatched to realign a lift cable were unable to fix the problem and had restarted the lift in an attempt to off-load riders when the cable derailed, sending skiers plummeting 25 to 30 feet, the resort said Wednesday.

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