Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
The drop-axle roller bearing Taber Wagon could transport 75, 11 peck barrels of potatoes weighing 165 pounds each for a load of over 6 tons. Manufactured by Silas W. Taber in Houlton, the dropaxle construction gave the wagon a lower center of gravity for more efficient use of the horses work and the lower height of the freight bed made it easier to load. Maine Memory Network images of the Taber Wagon include: 9616, 10880, 10869, 10873, 10880, 10881.
About This Item
- Title: Taber Wagon advertisement
- Creator: McCluskey Bros. Hardware Co.
- Creation Date: 1909
- Subject Date: 1909
- Town: Houlton
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 11.43 cm x 17.8 cm
- Object Type: Text and Image
For more information about this item, contact:Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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LC Subject Headings
- Taber Wagon
- McCluskey Brothers Hardward Company (Houlton, Me.)--Advertisements
- Agricultural inventions
- Taber, Silas W.
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