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Item 79428

Eliab Shepardson with mounted ox, Stetson, 1931

Contributed by: Stetson Historical Society

Date: 1931

Location: Stetson

Media: Photographic print

Item 58470

Ox team, Upper Main Street, Strong, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Strong

Media: Glass Negative

Item 16645

Fryeburg Fair Ox Teams

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Photographic print

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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.

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Main Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Ox team, Upper Main Street, Strong, ca. 1910

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Ox team, Upper Main Street, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 58470 infoStrong Historical Society Here a team of oxen with a sled full of…

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Report of the Selectmen of the Town of Dover, 1866-1867

Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society

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

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Skowhegan Community History - Farming in the Skowhegan Area

The first means of power for a farm was ox power and that was very hard and it was slow. Later, horses were used to cultivate the soil and work the…