Potato barrels at harvest, Caribou, ca. 1930
Contributed by Caribou Public Library
Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
Hardwood potato barrels set out for the potato pickers.
After the potato digger extracted the potatoes from the ground, potato pickers worked through a field gathering the potatoes into baskets then dumping them into barrels.
Pickers were paid by the barrel.
- Title: Potato barrels at harvest, Caribou, ca. 1930
- Creator: Whitneck, George
- Creation Date: circa 1930
- Subject Date: circa 1930
- Town: Caribou
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 12 x 17
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Caribou Public Library
30 High Street, Caribou, ME 04736
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
Share what you know about this item
We do NOT offer appraisals on like items. Check our Note on Appraisals.