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Contributed by: Caribou Public Library
Date: circa 1930
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
Date: circa 1950
Media: ash, cedar, wire
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Owner in 1924: Georgia W Ray
Use: Storage - Fruit
Owner in 1924: Georgie W Ray
Use: Store Building
Owner in 1924: James H McDonald
Use: Shop - Barrel
The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community
Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.
Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.
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Josie is sitting on the barrel, Gladys Stinson Hall is standing next to her, Sam Stinson is seated and beside him is Lizzie Stinson Smith.
The barrel loaders would collect the tickets so that the farmer could keep track of the number of barrels picked by each picker.
Potato Barrel Truck, Presque IsleItem Contributed byPresque Isle Historical Society The truck on the right has a flat body.
My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All
by Phyllis A. Blackstone
A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s
by David Chessey
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR