Taber wagon with potato barrels, Caribou

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Description

In 1903, Silas W. Taber of Houlton patented two improvements on the then regionally common drop-axle wagon, also known as a jigger wagon. Taber added a truss bar to strengthen the axle and a brace for the king pin.

This Taber wagon is located at the McElwain Farm, Route 161, north of Caribou.

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About This Item

  • Title: Taber wagon with potato barrels, Caribou
  • Creation Date: 2004
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Caribou, Houlton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Digital photograph
  • Dimensions: 13 cm x 17 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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For more information about this item, contact:

Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-6984

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