Contributed by Rockland Historical Society
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This view shows the Five Kilns at the foot of Scott Street, on the harbor on the north side of the South End of Rockland. Five Kilns was the largest kiln belonging to the Cobb Lime Company. The image shows the stone kilns and the large sheds where the processed lime was stored to keep it dry before it was shipped. In the foreground is wood waiting to be burned & barrels waiting to be filled with lime.
About This Item
- Title: Five Kilns, 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: 2010.4.108
- Collection: Stereo Views
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Limestone quarrying--Maine--Rockland
- Lime industry--Maine--Rockland
- Quarries and quarrying--Maine--Rockland
For more information about this item, contact:Rockland Historical Society
P.O. Box 1331, 80 Union Street, Rockland, ME 04841
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