In this March 30, 1951 Press Herald photograph, customers in foul-weather gear enjoy hot drinks at the counter of Garfield’s Luncheonette in York Beach.

In a similar scene captured on November 6, 2015, Teri Pontbriand, owner of Bailey Island General Store, makes a reuben sandwich behind the counter as regular patrons enjoy a glass of milk in the store’s dining area.

BAILEY ISLAND, ME - NOVEMBER 6: Teri Pontbriand, owner of Bailey Island General Store, at right, makes a reuben sandwich for the Eat & Run feature, Friday, November 6, 2015, as regular patrons enjoy a glass of milk in the restaurant area of the store.

Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer

The Portland Room of the Portland Public Library is in the process of organizing and conserving the archival collection of original Portland Press Herald, Maine Sunday Telegram and Evening Express photographic negatives — a major collection that spans from 1937 to 2005. Find more photos at www.pressherald.com/flashback/.