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

Extra quarry pictures Derrick at the Quarry Wharf, Swan's Island, ca. 1900 Item 72365 infoSwan's Island Educational Society A pile of…

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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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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Baird's Quarry history

Blacksmith shops, huge derricks, and boiler houses to run the steam drills sprang up on the hill. Quarry rails from the quarry dock to the…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

… stone wharf where it was loaded on ships with a derrick. Copper and Gold Exchange, Blue Hill, ca.