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Polkanuggo Quarry, Stithians, Cornwall. September 1902

Polkanuggo Quarry, Stithians, Cornwall. September 1902


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Polkanuggo Quarry, Stithians, Cornwall. September 1902

A view of the quarry face showing workers sitting on a granite block weighing an estimated 2, 738 tons. It was claimed to be the largest single block ever quarried. Some of the workers are holding the tools of their trade. Blocks of granite are ready to be moved using the cranes based at the edge of the quarry. Photographer: Unknown

TRURI : VMmbe.5

Media ID 18949410

© From the collection of the RIC

Building Chains Chisel Craftsmen Dressing Extraction Granite Hammer Labour Labourers Ladder Mabe Mineral Quarries Quarrying Record Stone Stones Trade Work


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