Taber wagon with potato barrels, Caribou
Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
In 1903, Silas W. Taber of Houlton patented two improvements on the then regionally common drop-axle wagon, also known as a jigger wagon. Taber added a truss bar to strengthen the axle and a brace for the king pin.
This Taber wagon is located at the McElwain Farm, Route 161, north of Caribou.
- Title: Taber wagon with potato barrels, Caribou
- Creation Date: 2004
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Caribou, Houlton
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: digital photograph
- Dimensions: 13 cm x 17 cm
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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