Title:
Placing Block of Marble on Railroad Car
Town:
Pittsford
County:
Rutland
State:
Vermont
Date:
1931-07-25
Description:
Photo shows the entrance to the quarry at right with a worker directing a crane to lower an uneven block of marble onto a railroad car. There is an adit going into the hill behind the railroad line. This is summer. There are trees and shrubs on the left side of the image and large wooden structures in the foreground. There is a second set of rails in the foreground and a large block of marble on the ground.
Filename:
LS02245_000.jpg
Size:
1635 x 953 pixels; 1092533 bytes
Original Filename:
Quarry24_bottom.jpg
Keywords:
Business; Mining; Quarries; Railroads; People; Quarries and quarrying; Cranes,derricks,etc.; Culture; Deciduous; Earth Materials; Earthwork; Excavation; Forest plants; Forests and Plants; Geology; Hills; Human Activity; Human Constructs; Landforms; Living Things; Machinery; Marble; Marble industry and trade; Men; Mines and mineral resources; Nature; People; Plants; Railroad tracks; Railroads; Rock excavation; Rocks; Rocks,Metamorphic; Shafts (Excavation); Trees; Work;
Source:
Vermont Historical Society
Submitted By:
Jens Hilke
Submitted On:
2004-04-21
Original Media:
Photograph
Times viewed:
1861
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