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Item 10606

Title: Limestone, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Limestone

Media: Postcard

Item 10612

Title: Limestone, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Limestone

Media: Postcard

Item 1134

Title: Limestone, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1945

Location: Limestone

Media: Black and white photograph

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Immigrant workers, Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.