Hardwood potato barrel, Littleton, c. 1970

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.

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  • 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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Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730
(207) 538-9604 (Debbie)

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