Contributed by Swan's Island Educational Society
A pully rig with a metal half barrel was used to carry the cut granite stones from the quarry to the dock. Ships or barges would transport the granite stones to New York City.
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- Title: Moving granite from the quarry to the dock, Swan's Island, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Local Name: Minturn
- Town: Swan's Island
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 24 cm x 36 cm
- Local Code: 2010-40-011
- Collection: Islanders at Work
- Object Type: Image
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For more information about this item, contact:Swan's Island Educational Society
c/o Swan's Island Historical Society, POB 86, Swan's Island, ME 04685
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