Keywords: Mt. Katahdin
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Title: Katahdin, looking east, 1923
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Baxter State Park
Location: Mt. Katahdin Twp.
Media: Ink on paper, Photographic print
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.
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.