Keywords: Mounted 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.
"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.
… and with the help of family members and a team of oxen. A.C. and Emily Savage and their descendants certainly seemed to live up to legends of…
The British came ashore, drove his cattle and oxen to the shore, killed and butchered the animals, took all the provisions from the house, then…
The smoothest roads used to be snow-packed roads. Before truck-mounted snowplows cleared deep winter snows from the roads, and before cars and trucks…