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Hammers on Stone

Barbara H. Erkkila

Hammers on Stone

The History of Cape Ann Granite

by Barbara H. Erkkila

  • 96 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Peter Smith Publisher Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industries - General,
  • Ann, Cape,
  • Granite industry and trade,
  • History,
  • Business / Economics / Finance

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8244737M
    ISBN 100844662933
    ISBN 109780844662930
    OCLC/WorldCa39012421


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This granite made its way to the Upper Great Lakes on the copper mine sites, and as far south as Cuba. Considered the highest quality building stone of its time. From the book: “The ledge stone was a medium gray granite with an even pattern of feldspar and hornblende, and it gleamed with quartz and mica/5(4).

A wonderful book about the stone quarrying industry on Cape Ann, Massachusetts. Granite was once the primary industry in the small towns of Rockport, Lanesville, and Bay View.

Immigrants from Finland clustered there to work the many quarries, while large schooners pulled up to the docks to load huge pieces, bound for cities up and down the East /5.

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