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High Island Granite Quarry (United States)

The High Isle Quarry opened about 1894 and had five openings. Each of the openings were about 100 feet square and had maximum depths of 50 feet with an average depth of about 17 feet.

Granite from the High Isle Quarry was used for buildings. The bridge seats for the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Wanamaker store in Philadelphia were made from granite from this quarry.

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Last updated March 24th 2010 by carnkie
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