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At the surface of the quarry


At the surface of the quarry Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



Two men stand at the base of a derrick, with marble blocks seemingly haphazardly stacked around a large hole. Each block is numbered and the channels of the drill are scored into many. Smoke rises from a building nearby, possibly providing the steam to run the hoist. The village of Locust Grove appears in the distance.



ID:
wcmq007

Page #:
5

Creator:
H. A. Zech

Rights:
Joanne and Gary May

Collection Location:
Keedysville, Md.

Original Size:
28 x 33 cms

Subject:
Quarries and quarrying, Maryland; Marble, Maryland; Washington County (Md.), history

Coverage:
Washington County (Md.), 1900-1950

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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