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Lime rock quarry, Rockland, ca. 1915

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Lime rock quarry, Rockland, ca. 1915

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A lime rock quarry in Rockland, center of the lime industry in midcoast Maine.

Limestone is mined, then burned in a kiln to produce lime, used in fertilizer, plaster, and other building products.

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  • Title: Lime rock quarry, Rockland, ca. 1915
  • Creator: L.V. Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1915
  • Subject Date: circa 1915
  • Town: Rockland
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions (cm): 9 x 14
  • Local Code: Coll. 4014, Postcards, 1013-67-3
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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