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Item 78759

Title: Slate Quarry Workers and Work Horses, Monson, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Monson

Media: photograph

Item 20731

Title: New Sweden farm, ca. 1910

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photograph

Item 19101

Title: Woods camp, Aroostook County, c. 1890

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library

Date: circa 1890

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Taber wagon with horses and farm laborers, ca. 1910

Taber Wagon

The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community

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.