Barnard Quarry employees, Barnard, 1951

Contributed by Monson Historical Society

Description

In this photograph, quarry pit foreman A.L. Brown and employee Joe Vainio are guiding a slab of high quality raw slate out of the pit. Because of the strength, durability and color of the slate in the Piscataquis region it was highly sort after throughout the United States.

This photograph was taken at the Barnard Quarry and is the second in a series of nine photographs showing the quarry operations in 1951, which were very similar to those at the Monson quarries.

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About This Item

  • Title: Barnard Quarry employees, Barnard, 1951
  • Creator: Jenkins, Dale E.
  • Creation Date: 1951-09-12
  • Subject Date: 1951-09-12
  • Town: Barnard
  • County: Piscataquis
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: MHS 110-103
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Monson Historical Society
PO Box 308, Monson, ME 04464
(207) 876-3073

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