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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Oil on linen
Title: Butcher Shop, Saco, ca. 1870
Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum
Date: circa 1870
Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.