Slate quarry, Monson, Maine

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-314218

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Description

A vertical view of a slate quarry showing a series of ladders and ramps leading down into the quarry and workers with carts and tools working on various levels. A group of men stand or sit near the top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quarries (extracting complexes)
stonecutters
slate (rock)
ladders
carts
ramps
block and tackle
stereographs

Physical Description

1 stereograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.04.01.USME.0585.0010.001

Date Notes

c. 1875

Places

Monson (Piscataquis county, Maine)

Record Details

Material Type

stereographs

Description Level

Item