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These railroad tracks are part of the transportation system used by quarries to move stone from quarry to shipboard. This granite quarry on Deer Isle shipped granite to large building projects in the urban centers south of Maine.
About This Item
- Title: Granite industry, Deer Isle, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Deer Isle
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 90, Box 17/7
- Collection: Benjamin Lake Noyes Deer Isle genealogical records
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Granite industry and trade--Maine--Deer Isle
- Quarries and quarrying--Maine--Deer Isle
- Railroads--Maine--Deer Isle
- Rock excavation
- Ryan-Parker Construction Co. (Deer Isle, Me.)--Photographs
- Stone industry and trade
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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