Rock of Ages Granite Quarries

Rock of Ages Granite Quarries Barre Vermont Mining

Stock #: 616988
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Barre
State: Vermont (VT)
County: Washington
Publisher: Curt Teich & Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Vermont ranks first in the production of granite and in Barre, the Granite Center, are located the Rock of Ages quarries which are the most extensive yet developed anywhere. Here are shown 300 workmen stationed on the block 200 feet long. 80 feet wide and 24 feet thick. It weighed 69,000,000 lbs and 1700 flat cars were required to transport it.
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