Contributed by North Yarmouth Historical Society
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Mr. and Mrs. John Britt of North Yarmouth in a typical morning scene, ca. 1915. After milking the cows, farmers loaded wagons with milk and cream cans to be taken to the local store or, later, to the railroad in time for the early morning milk train that passed through North Yarmouth on the Maine Central Railroad (the line through Walnut Hill) or Atlantic and St. Lawrence Railroad (now the Grand Trunk, beginning in 1853).
Milk and other farm products were transported to distributors and markets in Portland and Boston.
About This Item
- Title: Transporting milk, North Yarmouth, ca. 1915
- Creation Date: circa 1915
- Subject Date: circa 1915
- Location: North Yarmouth, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 9.7 cm x 16.8 cm
- Local Code: MMN8.img529.jpg
- Collection: Photo file: People
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Farmers--Maine--North Yarmouth
- Dairy workers--Maine--North Yarmouth
- Dairy farming--Maine--North Yarmouth
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10 Village Square Road , North Yarmouth, ME 04097
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