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Work in the mine


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The workers in this photograph are all looking at the machine in the center of the quarry. It appears to be on rails and is producing dust, so it is possibily a mechanical drill, drilling regular holes into the marble. The slope above it shows signs that the drill was used on it too, with regular markings on the surface of the rock. To the right are a number of large blocks that may have been removed from the working surface.

The barn north of the quarry in also in the photograph.




ID:
wcmq009

Page #:
7

Creator:
H. A. Zech

Rights:
Joanne and Gary May

Collection Location:
Keedysville, Md.

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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