Quarrying Exhibit :
Collection:
Quarrying Collection
Date:
c.a. 1900
Description:
Aberdeen quarry operated by the American Granite Company, also known as the Amberg Granite Company, owned by William Amberg. The Aberdeen quarry produced a coarse red granite which became known as the "Amberg-Red."
Notes:
Original print stored in office file.
Catalog Number:
0009.17
Object Name:
Print, Photographic
Print Size:
8 x 10
Search Terms:
Aberdeen Quarry
Amberg Granite Company
American Granite Company
Subjects:
Quarries
Title:
Aberdeen Quarry
Kid Tales:
Here is the crew of the Aberdeen Quarry workers who drilled holes, blasted rock from the quarry, split larger pieces into smaller, sorted the granite putting the unusable rock into large grout piles, and loading the usable stones unto railroad cars.
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