Contributed by Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
The granite industry required a variety of tools. Five of them are shown here. They include a Point, Chisel, Hand Plug Drill and a Hand Hammer. Hall Quarry was home to a major granite industry from the late 1800s to the 1960s.
About This Item
- Title: Granite Carving Tools, ca. 1910
- Creation Date: circa 1910
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Local Name: Hall Quarry
- Town: Mount Desert
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Wood, metal
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Granite quarrying--Maine
- Stone quarrying--Maine
- Granite quarrying--Equipment and supplies
- Hall Quarry (Mount Desert, Me.)
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
62 Beech Hill Cross Road, Mount Desert, ME 04660
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