Quarrying Exhibit :
Collection:
Quarrying Collection
Date:
c.a. 1900
Description:
One worker uses a maul to strike a bull set that was used to make straight edges to size and shape granite stones.
Dimension Details:
Copy on display enlarged to 8 x 10
Notes:
Original print stored in office file.
Catalog Number:
0009.16
Object Name:
Print, Photographic
Print Size:
2.75 x 4.75
Subjects:
Bull set
Granite quarrying
Title:
Running lines with a bull set
Kid Tales:
One worker in this photograph is swinging the maul and the other holding the bull set to shape the granite knocking off small pieces with each swing of the mall. Do you think they took turns?
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