Lime rock quarry, Rockland, ca. 1915

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Description

A lime rock quarry in Rockland, center of the lime industry in midcoast Maine.

Limestone is mined, then burned in a kiln to produce lime, used in fertilizer, plaster, and other building products.

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  • Title: Lime rock quarry, Rockland, ca. 1915
  • Creator: L.V. Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1915
  • Subject Date: circa 1915
  • Location: Rockland, Knox County, ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4014
  • Collection: Postcard collection
  • Object Type: Image

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