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Much of the granite used to build Fort Knox was quarried at Mount Waldo a few miles upriver from the fort. Barges then transported the stone to the site.
About This Item
- Title: Quarry Workers At Mount Waldo
- Creation Date: circa 1850
- Subject Date: circa 1850
- Location: Frankfort, Waldo County, ME
- Media: Stereograph
- Local Code: FOKN_005
- Collection: Bureau of Parks and Lands
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Forts & fortifications--Maine
- Fort Knox (Me.)
- Stone quarrying--Maine
- Granite quarrying--Maine
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands
22 State House Station, 18 Elkins Lane, Augusta, ME 04333-0022
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