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Quarries in New England

A turn of the century picture of a Brighton quarry, one of many run by the Rowe family.
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A turn of the century picture of a Brighton quarry, one of many run by the Rowe family.

The last active Quincy quarry closed in 1963, but there are still active quarries in New England, some of which are used the ubiquitous granite counter-top.