Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
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The Daisy reaper made what was once the laborious job of reaping grain with a sickle into a manageable task, where the horses did the work and the man was merely the operator.
Here Oscar F. French observed as Fred Cox operated the reaper on the French farm on the Bangor road in Houlton.
About This Item
- Title: The McCormick Daisy Reaper, Houlton, ca. 1895
- Creation Date: circa 1895
- Subject Date: circa 1895
- Town: Houlton
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Negative
- Dimensions: 16.5 cm x 24.1 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Agricultural equipment--Maine--Houlton
- Houlton (Me.)
- early farm
- Farm equipment
- harvest time
- Horse drawn
- working animals
For more information about this item, contact:Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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