Lime Quarry, Thomaston, ca. 1870

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Lime Quarry, Thomaston, ca. 1870

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View of a lime quarry in Thomaston.

Written along the bottom is the sentence: "In distance is shown smoke from engines at Williams and Doherty Quarries."

Great cranes were used to lift both men and rock from the quarry. Most of the quarries were along Old County Road.

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About This Item

  • Title: Lime Quarry, Thomaston, ca. 1870
  • Creator: Morse, Levi
  • Creation Date: circa 1870
  • Subject Date: circa 1870
  • Town: Thomaston
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 19 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: PhotographBox97.16
  • Object Type: Image

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Thomaston Historical Society
PO Box 384, Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354 2295

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