Slate Quarry Employees, Monson, ca. 1910
Contributed by Monson Historical Society
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This photograph clearly shows "the box" which was used by the hoister operator to lower men into the slate quarry to work. During the work day the operator was also responsible for bringing up slate, lowering supplies, and bringing the men back to the surface which was all done by a series of bells. The base of the hoist is located in the upper right hand corner.
- Title: Slate Quarry Employees, Monson, ca. 1910
- Creation Date: circa 1910
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Town: Monson
- County: Piscataquis
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 21.2 cm x 16.0 cm
- Local Code: MHS 110-081
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Monson Historical Society
PO Box 308, Monson, ME 04464
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