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Item 12957

Title: Softwood potato barrel, Hodgdon, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1950

Location: Hodgdon

Media: ash, cedar, wire

Item 12952

Title: Hardwood potato barrel, Littleton, c. 1970

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1970

Location: Littleton

Media: wood

Item 16055

Title: Potato Barrel Grapple, Littleton, 1945

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: 1945

Location: Littleton

Media: steel

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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

Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.