Keywords: carriage factory
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
These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.
"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.
Its first factory began operations at the end of Seavey’s Landing Road in Blue Point before 1869, using the same canning process as that used for…
The factory was successful and ultimately employed thousands of people. By 1959 Snow’s had become part of the Borden Corporation.
The factory was constructed in a U-shape and was laid out so that a truck chassis would enter on one side of the building and progress through…