Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
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Accompanying caption reads, This slaughter house was operating at full speed at the time I was attending Ricker (Classical Institute) (1890-1894). They slaughtered sheep and cows only and they were shipped in refrigerator cars to Boston Markets. ... (unreadable and damaged text) after the sheep industry [ended] this slaughter house was used for slaughtering hogs and cattle for years by C. W. Starkey.
About This Item
- Title: Houlton Dressed Meat Company, Houlton, c. 1895
- Creation Date: circa 1895
- Subject Date: circa 1895
- Location: Houlton, Aroostook County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 8 cm x 11 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Meat industry--Maine--Houlton
- Houlton Dressed Meat Company (Houlton, Me.)--Photographs
- Business enterprises--Maine--Houlton
- Food industry
For more information about this item, contact:Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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