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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Prison Industries

Prison Industries Quarry, State Prison, Thomaston, Maine c 1870Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Throughout the years, work…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry Plug Drill Hammer Item 19453 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society The work was done by hand…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth

Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth 1850s shipyardItem Contributed byBrick Store Museum Shipbuilding In 1812, the area…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth

Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth 1850s shipyardItem Contributed byBrick Store Museum Shipbuilding In 1812, the area…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry Granite Sample Item 19462 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society To gather the contracts for the…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry Granite Carving Tools, ca. 1910 Item 19455 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society Hand-cutting…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry Back Powder Receipt Item 19467 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society The Fernald Brothers and…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Shipbuilding: An Important Early Industry

Shipbuilding: An Important Early Industry SHIPBUILDING AND SEAFARERS OF BLUE HILL by Nicholas Niehoff, Grade 8, Blue Hill Consolidated School…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… Monument, DC Item 19473 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society The Granite industry rose and fell over the years.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… Pneumatic Tool Item 19451 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society The most revolutionary change in the quarrying industry was the…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry Immigrant workers at Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905 Item 19465 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

A leading center of the industry is among the islands..." So stated the Bureau of Industrial and Labor statistics in their annual report of 1895.