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Historical Items Showing 3 of 48 View All

Item 35278

Girls feeding ducks, Biddeford, 1909

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1909

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 53175

Ellie Macomber feeding chickens, Fairfield, ca. 1925

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1925

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 98858

Philip Andrews feeding his pigeons, Main Street, Dixfield, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Dixfield

Media: Postcard

Tax Records Showing 3 of 4 View All

Item 54323

Assessor's Record, 235-311 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Winslow & Company

Use: Feed Room

Item 83646

45 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company

Use: Chicken Feed Manufactory

Item 37323

204-206 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of Elizabeth W. Thomas

Use: Factory - Pickle

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Game wardens, Raymond, ca. 1920

Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.

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Mt. Katahdin and Granger, Stetson, ca. 1906

The World's Largest Oxen

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.

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Jewett Corn Factory, Norridgewock, ca. 1915

Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

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Two prong hay fork, Stockholm. c. 1940

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

… Society Two pronged hay fork used for sifting through hay to find rocks and other things that do not belong and to dig hay to feed animals.

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Potato Starch Factory, c. 1965

Presque Isle: The Star City - Potato Starch Factory, c. 1965

… for sale as table stock are processed into starch or cattle feed. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

Site Page

Byron & Fogg Coffee Can, Strong, ca. 1900

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Their specialties were groceries, flour, feed, and tack. Blended coffee was a grocery item that was sold under their own name.

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Story

Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.