Contributed by Rockland Historical Society
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This image shows five men digging limestone by hand in Engine Quarry on the west side of Old County Road in Rockland. The head-sized pieces of limestone will be loaded into a wagon to be hauled to a kiln to be burned. Engine Quarry was originally called the Davis Tillson Quarry, but the more common name became Engine Quarry, pronounced en gīne quarry.
About This Item
- Title: Digging Limestone in Engine Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875
- Creator: Armbrust, James P.
- Creation Date: circa 1875
- Subject Date: circa 1875
- Town: Rockland
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Stereograph
- Dimensions: 11.5 cm x 17.5 cm
- Local Code: 2010.4.196
- Collection: Stereo Views
- Object Type: Image
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P.O. Box 1331, 80 Union Street, Rockland, ME 04841
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