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Historical Items

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Item 15436

Taber wagon with potato barrels, Caribou

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Caribou; Houlton Media: digital photograph

Item 10867

Taber Wagon Factory

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Houlton Media: Postcard

Item 10882

Taber Wagon, Houlton, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Houlton Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 36160

Assessor's Record, 38 Cedar Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Samuel Serlick Use: Shed - Wagon

Item 37557

Assessor's Record, 71 Concord Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George Furlong Use: Shed - Wagon

Item 35426

Assessor's Record, 705 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lucas Brick Company Use: Shed - Wagon

Exhibits

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Taber Wagon

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

Exhibit

A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

Exhibit

Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Horse and Wagon, Lincoln, ca. 1900

Horse and Wagon, Lincoln, ca. 1900 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description Two men with a horse and wagon in Lincoln.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Joseph Mitchell and Mutual Store wagon, Bangor, 1865

Joseph Mitchell and Mutual Store wagon, Bangor, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 4 of 4

Farmers would keep a horse and wagon for backup in case roads were impassable for an automobile. Auto racing began soon after the construction of the…

My Maine Stories

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Story

My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.