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Item 10823

Title: Katahdin, looking east, 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1923-08-24

Media: Photographic print

Item 11285

Title: Map of the Conquest of Katahdin

Contributed by: Baxter State Park

Date: 1934

Location: Mt. Katahdin Twp.

Media: Ink on paper, Photographic print

Item 7896

Title: All hands on summit, Mt. Katahdin, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1923

Location: Mt. Katahdin Twp.

Media: Photoprint

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.