Keywords: potato barrel
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
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.
Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.
… here to visit Richard Rand's Harvesting Potatoes. Potato Barrel Truck, Presque IsleItem Contributed byPresque Isle Historical Society
Former farmer Larry Park talks about how a potato harvester works. SOURCES Richard W. Judd” AROOSTOOK A Century of Logging in Northen Maine”…