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Item 19297

Crank axle, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: digital photograph

Item 13896

Drop axle wagon, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Media: Photographic print

Item 15436

Taber wagon with potato barrels, Caribou

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Caribou; Houlton

Media: digital photograph

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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

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Sweetser Farm, Presque Isle, ca. 1900

Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 7 of 13

This type of wagon was called the drop-axle wagon, the jigger wagon, or the Tabor wagon. Tabor was named after John Tabor of Houlton who built the…

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Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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