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Myron Gartley Farm, Presque Isle, 1976

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Myron Gartley Farm, Presque Isle, 1976

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A picture of a potato harvesting scene using potato pickers, digger and barrels. Youths, usually ages 11 to 16, were engaged in picking potatoes behind the digger.

Farmer Myron Gartley is driving the tractor with the digger behind. Workers on the truck at right are loading full barrels of potatoes onto the truck. Driving the truck is farmer's wife, Pauline Gartley.

Other Information


  • Title: Myron Gartley Farm, Presque Isle, 1976
  • Creator: U. S. Departmant of Agriculture
  • Creation Date: 1976
  • Subject Date: 1976
  • Town: Presque Isle
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 16.4 x 24.2
  • Collection: Myron and Pauline Gartley
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Presque Isle Historical Society
PO Box 285, Presque Isle, ME 04769
(207) 762-1151
http://www.pihistory.org/

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