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Image of the quarrying of granite in Westerly, R.I. The former granite mining and the stone-cutting industry is historically important in Westerly. Its quarries produced blue granite, in addition to pinks and reds. The Smith Granite Company, which…


Image of granite being quarried in Westerly, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Guide to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Division of Tourism photographs …


Image of the Soapstone Quarry located in Johnston, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical and Architectural…


Image of the Indian State Quarry near Ochee Spring located in Johnston, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical…