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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Extra quarry pictures

Extra quarry pictures Baird's Quarry with crane, Swan's Island, ca. 1900 Item 72370 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Baird’s Quarry…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Steam crane works on skeleton of new iron bridge, Strong, ca. 1922 Item 68684 infoStrong Historical Society Supported by temporary…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Steam crane works on skeleton of new iron bridge, Strong, ca. 1922 Item 68684 infoStrong Historical Society Supported by…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

In order to stand this 18-ton iron horse back on the rails without a crane, they used only ropes, pulleys, chains, jacks and cribbing.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

In order to stand this 18-ton iron horse back on the rails without a crane, they used only ropes, pulleys, chains, jacks and cribbing.

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Historic Hallowell - Nature's Bounty - Raw Material, Close at Hand

1895Hubbard Free Library Before derrick cranes and steam winches large pieces were extracted by means of "rising wedges," levers, block and tackle…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - National Community Christmas Tree - 1959

Crane on Christmas tree, Presque Isle, 1959Presque Isle Historical Society The giant crane, provided by Maine Public Service, is finally swung into…

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

and Canadian approaches, both rock-filled with crane-laid riprap. The Maine Highway Commission engineers arrived in late 1960, setting up offices in…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Village Schools

Crane, was started June 7, 1950 by Kenneth Bunker of Mercer. Citizens were very proud of the new school under construction.