Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society
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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.
About This Item
- 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: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 16.4 cm x 24.2 cm
- 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
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LC Subject Headings
- Family farms--Maine--Presque Isle
- Farms--Maine--Presque Isle
- Potato growers--Maine--Presque Isle
- Gartley, Myron G.--Homes & haunts--Maine--Presque Isle
- Agricultural laborers
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