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Item 13262

Planting potatoes, Caribou, ca. 1947

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1947

Location: Caribou

Media: Photographic print

Item 8178

Potato diggers with wagon load of potatoes, Washburn, 1910

Contributed by: University of Maine at Presque Isle Library

Date: 1910

Location: Washburn

Media: Photographic print

Item 31113

A Champion Potato Picker, Presque Isle, 1952

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: circa 1962

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Audio MP3

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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.

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W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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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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Potato Barrel Truck, Presque Isle

Presque Isle: The Star City - Potato Harvest Memories - Page 3 of 5

… here to visit Richard Rand's Harvesting Potatoes. Potato Barrel Truck, Presque IsleItem Contributed byPresque Isle Historical Society

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International Truck with Barrel Grapple, Littleton, 1945

Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 11 of 13

Potato Barrel Truck, Presque IsleItem Contributed byPresque Isle Historical Society The truck on the right has a flat body.

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Potato harvest, Presque Isle, 1982

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

Former farmer Larry Park talks about how a potato harvester works.  SOURCES Richard W. Judd” AROOSTOOK A Century of Logging in Northen Maine”…

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Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone


A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s