Contributed by Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
A schooner loading granite at the long, deepwater shorefront of Hall Quarry around 1900. The schooners in this photograph have been identified by Ralph Stanley as the Bloomer and the Isabell E. Wiley.
The granite industry was a major industry in Hall Quarry from the mid 1800s to 1965. Ships were used to haul the granite to other locations for sales.
About This Item
- Title: Schooner Loading Granite at Hall Quarry, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Local Name: Hall Quarry
- Town: Hall Quarry, Mount Desert
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 11 cm x 36 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Hall Quarry (Mount Desert, Me.)
- Granite quarrying--Maine
- Stone quarrying--Maine
- Standard Granite Quarry Company (Mount Desert, Me.)--Facilities
- Somes Sound (Me.)
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
62 Beech Hill Crossroad, Mount Desert, ME 04660
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