Quarry on Section 10 of the Intercolonial Railway, Newcastle, N.B.

Black and white print of sandstone quarry with men, horses, booms and pulleys

print: Quarry on Section 10 of the Intercolonial Railway, Newcastle, N.B., 1872, wood engraving on wove paper. In the 1800s there was a boom in stone working in New Brunswick at a time when many public buildings, private residences, jails, and churches were built. Near Miramichi, sandstone quarries operated at places like Quarryville and French Fort Cove.

Unknown
John Clarence Webster Canadiana Collection
1872
Newcastle, New Brunswick, CANADA
Miramichi, New Brunswick, CANADA
wood engraving on wove paper
17.3 x 24.1 cm
W1231
© 2013, New Brunswick Museum. All Rights Reserved.


Teachers' Centre Home Page | Find Learning Resources & Lesson Plans