Contributed by Monson Historical Society
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In this photograph the slate quarry workers are posed with the work horses used to move the large pieces of slate from the quarries to the mill. The workers also used the horses to move the wood cut to heat the mills during the winter. That is likely what the horses were being used for at the time of this picture as the men in this image are holding various tools used for wood harvesting and winter work.
About This Item
- Title: Slate Quarry Workers and Work Horses, Monson, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Monson
- County: Piscataquis
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 16.5 cm x 22 cm
- Local Code: MHS-110-006
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Group portraits
- Persons associated with manual labor--Maine--Monson
For more information about this item, contact:Monson Historical Society
PO Box 308, Monson, ME 04464
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