Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
Hardwood potato barrels were made with plywood, cedar bottoms and ash hoops. While a hardwood barrel kept its shape better that a softwood barrel which made it easier to roll, in moist weather the plywood tended to separate.
About This Item
- Title: Hardwood potato barrel, Littleton, c. 1970
- Creation Date: circa 1970
- Subject Date: circa 1970
- Town: Littleton
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Wood
- Dimensions: 78.1 cm x 52 cm
- Object Type: Physical Object
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1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730
(207) 538-9604 (Debbie)
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