Houlton Dressed Meat Company, Houlton, c. 1895

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.”

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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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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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