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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.

Other Information


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

For more information about this item, contact:

Thomaston Historical Society
PO Box 384, Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354 2295
http://www.thomastonhistoricalsociety.com

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