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Taber wagon with horses and farm laborers, ca. 1910

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

The Taber drop-axle wagon invented by Silas Taber of Houlton and patented was used for dropping the center of gravity of the wagon, thus enabling the draft horses to pull a heavier load more easily.

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  • Title: Taber wagon with horses and farm laborers, ca. 1910
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Town: Houlton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Black & white photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 20.4 x 25.4
  • Local Code: p1
  • Collection: Agricultural collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-6984

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