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Quarry Tools & Equipment (Continued)


Derricks

Hoist that takes the marble to the loading station, Marble, Colorado

Hoist that takes the marble to the loading station, Marble, Colorado

Huge derricks lift the quarried blocks

Huge derricks lift the quarried blocks of marble ((from The Story of Georgia Marble)

Wire rope & Steel bull wheel, Brunner & Lay Tool Catalog

Wire rope & Steel bull wheel

Guy Derrick & Stiff Leg Derrick

Guy Derrick & Stiff Leg Derrick

Derricks in use in the Vermont Marble Co. West Rutland quarry (from the Vermont Marble Co. Monument Catalog G)

Derricks in use in the Vermont Marble Co. West Rutland quarry (from the Vermont Marble Co. Monument Catalog G)

Derrick in use in the Johnson Granite quarry in Porterville, California (postcard photo)

Derrick in use in the Johnson Granite quarry in Porterville, California (postcard photo)

Using a Derrick to load stone into a wagon pulled by oxen (from the Cape Ann Quarries, Harpers New Monthly Magazine, 1884)

Using a Derrick to load stone into a wagon pulled by oxen (from the Cape Ann Quarries, Harpers New Monthly Magazine, 1884)

Derricks in action in the Hoosier Quarry, Bedford, Indiana

Derricks in action in the Hoosier Quarry, Bedford, Indiana (postcard photo)

Derrick in Cornwall granite quarry in England (postcard photo)

Derrick in Cornwall granite quarry in England (postcard photo)

Derrick in Crotch Island granite quarry in Maine (postcard photo)

Derrick in Crotch Island granite quarry in Maine (postcard photo)

Derrick in small quarry (postcard photo)

Derrick in small quarry (postcard photo)

Derrick at Williams granite quarry, Eaton, Pennsylvania (postcard photo)

Derrick at Williams granite quarry, Eaton, Pennsylvania (postcard photo)

Derricks in Portland, England, Quarry (postcard photo)

Derricks in Portland, England, Quarry (postcard photo)

Derricks in Rock of Ages Granite Quarry, Barre, Vermont (postcard photo)

Derricks in Rock of Ages Granite Quarry, Barre, Vermont (postcard photo)

Derrick in underground Vermont Marble Co. Quarry (postcard photo)

Derrick in underground Vermont Marble Co. Quarry (postcard photo)

Derrick in Swenson Granite Quarry (postcard photo)

Derrick in Swenson Granite Quarry (postcard photo)

Portable derrick employed in wide shallow quarry (U.S. Bur. Mines Bul. 124, 1917)

Portable derrick employed in wide shallow quarry (U.S. Bur. Mines Bul. 124, 1917)

Derrick in quarry of the Mojave Consolidated Development Company’s Verde Antique Marble Quarry, Victorville, San Bernardino County (from The Structural and Industrial Materials of California, Bulletin No. 38, 1906)

Derrick in quarry of the Mojave Consolidated Development Company’s Verde Antique Marble Quarry, Victorville, San Bernardino County (from The Structural and Industrial Materials of California, Bulletin No. 38, 1906)

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