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Item 75495

Eliab Shepardson Jr. with mounted ox, Stetson, 1931

Contributed by: An individual through Stetson Historical Society

Date: 1931

Location: Stetson

Media: Photographic print

Item 74861

Arno Shepardson with mounted ox, Stetson, ca. 1929

Contributed by: An individual through Stetson Historical Society

Date: circa 1929

Location: Stetson

Media: Photographic print

Item 79428

Eliab Shepardson with mounted ox, Stetson, 1931

Contributed by: Stetson Historical Society

Date: 1931

Location: Stetson

Media: Photographic print

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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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Steamboats

Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

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Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"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.

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Augustus Chase Savage, 1854

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Third Generation and Beyond

… 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…

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Manchester Point, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1945

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

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…

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Horse Drawn Snow Roller, Guilford, ca. 1900

Guilford, Maine - Around Town By: Piscataquis Community Middle School Students

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…