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Rockport Granite Company quarries, Rockport, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA
 

Rockport Granite Co. quarry

Rockport Granite Company quarries, Rockport, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA

Old postcard ca. 1908.
Photo ID: 190374     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 503   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 542 x 343 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

L66-FGLFluorite (Var: Yttrocerite)

Rockport Granite Company quarries, Rockport, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions: 6.9 cm x 3.7 cm x 1.8 cm

6.9 x 3.7 x 1.8 cm. Yttrocerite is an odd blue/purplish calcium fluoride with yttrium and cerium. In other words, it is weird chemistry and here shows as purple splotches. Ex. Philadelphia Academy of Sciences Collection.

Copyright: © Rob Lavinsky & irocks.com      Photo ID: 199879     Uploaded by: Robert Lavinsky   View Count: 994   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 466 x 800 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

Rockport Granite Co. quarry

Rockport Granite Company quarries, Rockport, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA

Late nineteenth century photo. From: Sears, John Henry (1894): Geological and Mineralogical Notes, No. 9 in Bulletin of the Essex Institute, volume XXVI.
Photo ID: 201421     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 711   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 702 x 393 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

Rockport Granite Co. - quarry and derrick

Rockport Granite Company quarries, Rockport, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA

An old photo of the quarry from History of the Granite Industry of New England by Arthur Wellington Brayley (Boston, 1913).
Photo ID: 202730     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 558   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 564 x 397 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

Rockport Granite Co. wharf

Rockport Granite Company quarries, Rockport, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA

This old photo is from History of the Granite Industry of New England by Arthur Wellington Brayley (Boston, 1913).
Photo ID: 202736     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 357   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 700 x 449 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

Rockport Granite Co. Works (1906 or earlier)

Rockport Granite Company quarries, Rockport, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA

Old postcard with a 1906 postmark.
Photo ID: 268165     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 326   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 784 x 425 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

Schooner At Rockport Granite Company Wharf

Rockport Granite Company quarries, Rockport, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA

An old postcard view of the schooner "Yankee" of Gloucester, tied up at the Rockport Granite Company Wharf, Rockport Massachusetts. Henry Minot collection.
Photo ID: 284701     Uploaded by: Henry Minot   View Count: 404   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 817 x 529 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

View of Quarry

Babson Farm Quarry, Rockport Granite Company quarries, Rockport, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA

View of the quarry taken in Nov 2011
Photo ID: 423593     Uploaded by: Adam Berluti   View Count: 265   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3888 x 2592 pixels (10.1 Mpix)

View of Quarry

Babson Farm Quarry, Rockport Granite Company quarries, Rockport, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA

Photo taken in Nov 2011
Photo ID: 423594     Uploaded by: Adam Berluti   View Count: 243   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3888 x 2592 pixels (10.1 Mpix)

Eel in Quarry

Babson Farm Quarry, Rockport Granite Company quarries, Rockport, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA

Somehow an eel managed to get into the quarry. Photo taken in Nov. 2011
Photo ID: 423595     Uploaded by: Adam Berluti   View Count: 672   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2593 x 1728 pixels (4.5 Mpix)
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