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Arno Shepardson with mounted ox, Stetson, ca. 1929

Contributed by an individual through Stetson Historical Society

Arno Shepardson, great-grandson of A.S. Rand who raised the ox Mt. Katahdin, is seated beneath the mounted ox in the barn of the Haskell homestead on Clark Hill in Stetson.

Katahdin was one of two oxen that Rand raised to be the "world's largest."

The mounted Mt. Katahdin burned in a fire that destroyed the homestead in 1934.

Other Information


  • Title: Arno Shepardson with mounted ox, Stetson, ca. 1929
  • Creation Date: circa 1929
  • Subject Date: circa 1929
  • Local Name: Clark Hill
  • Town: Stetson
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 9.5 x 7
  • Local Code: SHS Oxen 002
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Stetson Historical Society
257 Stetson Road, Stetson, ME 04488
(207) 296-2866

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