Armstrong Lime Quarry, Saint John, New Brunswick

Black and white photograph of the Armstrong Quarry shows cords of wood stacked on the wharf

photograph: Armstrong Lime Quarry, c. 1895, Green Head Island, Saint John, New Brunswick. This photograph of the Armstrong Quarry shows cords of wood stacked on the wharf. To make quicklime the marble was burned in a kiln to drive off carbon dioxide. Large quantities of wood were required to manufacture quicklime.

Unknown
Gift of Alice Murdoch, 1961
c. 1895
Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA
1961.25a
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