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Item 15436

Title: Taber wagon with potato barrels, Caribou

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 2004

Location: Caribou; Houlton

Media: digital photograph

Item 8178

Title: Potato diggers with wagon load of potatoes, Washburn, 1910

Contributed by: University of Maine at Presque Isle Library

Date: 1985

Location: Washburn

Media: Photograph

Item 13897

Title: Suffolk Punch horses and gigger wagon, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1915

Location: Houlton

Media: 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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Site

Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.

Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.