Figure 25. Granite quarry at Long Cove, Tenants Harbor. Quarries like this were an important part of Maine's economy in the early 1900's. Durable Maine granite was used in the construction of many government buildings in the eastern U.S. Still standing are two derricks that were used to hoist blocks out of the quarry. Photo 10 of Bath map sheet - pdf format.)
Last updated on January 25, 2006.