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Wallace Sandstone: "Building Stones for a Nation"

 
Ship loading sandstone from the Gravity Railroad in Wallace Harbour.
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The present day Quarry Wharf
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Stone Cutting Demonstration
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The former Federal Building (Post Office)
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Sandstone Column on front of the 1935, Federal Building
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Wallace sandstone used in the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation building on Barrington Street
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St. James Presbyterian Church. Wallace sandstone, built in 1930 from the Dewar Quarry.
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St. John's Anglican Church
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The former Zeller's Building on Barrington Street
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Sandstone carved design on Trueman House, a residence at Mount Allison University
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Lifting sandstone using huge derricks
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Blasting a quarry face, with debris in the air
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Wallace quarry
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Moving blocks of sandstone around in the quarry.
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Picture of the different layers worked to extract stone from the quarry.
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Wallace Harbour and the Stone Quarry Wharf
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Rail cars in the quarry being hauled by horses
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A giant cable drum
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