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This tug helps a sailing vessel along in the granite quarrying industry in Maine. Though marked "Deer Isle" on the photograph, this photograph was actually taken from Stonington, looking at the Goss Quarry on Crotch Island.
About This Item
- Title: Quarrying tugboat, Deer Isle, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Local Name: Crotch Island
- Town: Deer Isle, Stonington
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 21 cm x 25 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 90, Box 17/7
- Collection: Benjamin Lake Noyes Deer Isle genealogical records
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Crotch Island (Me.)--Photographs
- Goss Quarry (Stonington, Me.)--Photographs
- Granite quarries
- Quarries--Maine--Crotch Island
- Quarries--Maine--Deer Isle
- Sailing ships
- Tugboats--Maine--Deer Isle
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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